RE@L Reveals Our Revolutionary Tool: Real-Time Portal™ - A Resource-Rich Entry To More Empowered Teaching and Learning!

RE@L-logo_Corp_TM_New-Tag_8-15-17_CMYK-300x127Within the next few weeks, the doors of our many schools will be opening again. We at RE@L see this as another opportunity to “make learning even better than last year.” 

There will be many more productive tools of teaching and learning provided our new RE@L-Time Portal™. These new tools will enhance all our STEM Investigation products. We are anxious to tell our many readers more about our powerful, new Portal. 

Stone Castle Arch Portal Scotland Door ExteriorThe word “portal” may be new to some of our readers. Just in case, here’s a few synonyms for “portal” that you may find helpful: Gate, Doorway, Entrance, Opening are a few. Rugs2

RE@L’s Portal™ is like a “Welcome!” mat that lets our users step into a new world of useful resources….both teachers and students.

Led by the same visionaries who brought Oregon Trail to market, RE@L will soon offer to schools, many new hands-on, heads-on learning activities enriched with our new RE@L-Time Portal™.  

Our new Portal opens new learning doors to more content, connections and explorations never before accessed so quickly. The new RE@L-Time Portal™ will revolutionize the way teacher’s teach and students learn.

Our RE@L-Time Portal™ is now the keystone and entry point to all our coming STEM Investigation products. We now present this brief overview.

RE@L-Time Portal™ does what we believe has never been done before! Take a look at what RE@L calls “3 Bubbles of Learning”: Classroom Learning, Field Experience, and RE@L Connections, all of which will use our RE@L-Time Portal™.

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RE@L views this new Portal™ as a single Web link with access to a host of key resources needed for our STEM Investigation products.Portal Content

With the RE@L-Time Portal™ teachers will now have access to videos immediately, in real-time.

Students will access lesson plans, supportive resources and detailed teaching suggestions for reinforcing activities, explanatory visual slides and YouTube movies. Informative links to other new, analytical tools also will be provided. 

In addition, busy teachers will be provided worksheets for data collection and findings that can be submitted to the teacher for evaluation and suggestions.

Teachers will be able to teach like they’ve never been able to teach before. Students also will learn like never before, both deeper and broader. 

The first in line of RE@L’s new STEM Investigation products is Water Quality™. It will be released to the school market later this fall. RE@L notes that our water is a priceless commodity all around the globe. Far more needs to be done to bring these key water-quality preservation topics to today’s classrooms for tomorrow’s leaders.

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RE@LBlog closes with this observaton:  The so-called “Classroom,” as we once knew it, can now be modifed to be a “Team-Room” space. Here students work together in selected groups that address student needs and talents. These Learning Teams  will be assigned various outcomes and utilize appropriate tools and resources.

These new learning spaces can become “virtual” spaces, using our new RE@L-Time Portal™. Here we will find  groups of students convene, share notes, ask questions, and show their results and progress….and more to come!

How’s that for a wealth of new RE@L-Time Portal™ resources!

Stay tuned for more on RE@L’s revolutionary RE@L-Time™ Portal! This new resource is more than a game-changer! It’s a learning changer for more and diverse learners. It’s both a teaching and learning changer! Stay tuned for RE@L’s next Guest Blog by Don Rawitsch. 

 

Tom King & Dale LaFrenz

Dr. Tom King has served for over 40 years as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Saint Thomas in the School of Education. The Saturn School of Tomorrow, formerly a St. Paul Public School, and his visionary response to educational reform, was a lighthouse on the frontier of school change. Tom was an experienced high school teacher of mathematics, a school administrator, and Director of Technology for the St. Paul MN Public Schools. He is also a member of the RE@L Team. Dr. Dale LaFrenz is Chairman of RE@L and one of the founders of MECC Software who brought “Oregon Trail” to millions of K12 kids everywhere. He has written extensively on the history and evolution of Ed Tech. His work in forging new paths for MECC’S “edutainment" software was instrumental in connecting school-markets, kids, teachers and consumer-markets/kids/parents, and now serves as the new launching pad for RE@L apps and software.