From MECC's "Oregon Trail" to RE@L's "Know Smoking" - New Vistas of Love for Learning




An interview “blast from our RE@L past” and one worth your watching on our RE@LBlog!



Recently, WCCO-TV reporter, John Lauritsen, along with MECC Founder, DaleDale LaFrenz, told viewers the story of Oregon Trail™ and how it “immersed” K12 learners back in those bygone days. Click on his icon for the report.

The_Oregon_Trail_coverStudents who played Oregon Trail™ on their computers learned how to survive and make it all the way to their Oregon goal. They loved playing the game, and many still play it:

The good news is that RE@L will release a new learning product this year that puts students in charge of a far better understanding of what “Know Smoking” means. Vaping too.

WaterQualityMore RE@L STEM-based learning products coming soon to schools near you!


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, was his visionary response to educational reform needed in K-12 schools. Saturn was a lighthouse on the frontier of school change. Tom served as an experienced high school mathematics teacher, a school administrator at Saturn School and Director of Technology for the St. Paul MN Public Schools. Tom is also a member of the RE@L Team ----- Dr. Dale LaFrenz is Chairman of RE@L, Inc and one of the founders of MECC, Inc - the Minnesota company that brought “Oregon Trail” and more than a hundred products to millions of K12 students across the world. His work in building new paths for MECC’s “consumer” market” was instrumental in the start of an Industry in K12 EdTECH: including school-markets, students, teachers and parents. RE@L Inc continues to serve K12 as a LearningProduct "launching pad" for schools, online learning and the rapidly growing STEM market as a whole.