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From MECC’s “Oregon Trail” to RE@L’s “Know Smoking” – New Vistas of Love for Learning

by | Aug 20, 2019 | RE@L StudentCorner | 0 comments




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!



Randy Nelson & Dale LaFrenz


/// 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 RE@L Inc continues to serve K12 as a LearningProduct "launching pad" for schools, online learning and the rapidly growing STEM market. /// Randy Nelson recently joined RE@L as a BlogMeister and Director of Education for RE@L's new STEM-based LearningProducts. Randy has long been an advocate for more positive, effective changes in K-12 teaching and learning, from his teaching days to his former career as a Superintendent who positively reformed the school district of LaCrosse Wisconsin.w