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5 Factors to Consider When Planning a Quest-Based Course
As with anything new, mentors should be thorough and thoughtful when introducing Quest Forward Learning into their students’ lives. Mentor facilitation and detailed planning will set students up for success throughout the entire... Read More
Advances in Skill Assessments
Over the last century, in most schools in the U.S. and abroad, students have been evaluated on their academic performance based on a grading scale. Tests, quizzes, homework assignments, and projects are typically assigned a letter or... Read More
4 Types of Quests: Discovery, Practice, Design, & Reflection
As Quest Forward Learning has grown to serve many different kinds of learning experiences, programs and organizations, and as we have built many different quests in the process, the need for four different quest types has arisen. ... Read More
The Progression of Incorporating Technology in Tanzanian Classrooms
We live in a dynamic world surrounded by an endless amount of information, which is supplied by the technology we have at our fingertips. For as prevalent as technology is now in society, it has also become integral to the world of... Read More
What Is a Quest?
At the heart of Quest Forward Learning are deep convictions that the ultimate end goal of an education is for students to develop the mindsets, essential habits (read more about the essential habits here), and skills they need to... Read More
Adopting Technology in the Classroom
Many teachers are reluctant to adopt technology in their classroom, because they worry about how it will distract the students and take away from the material being taught. However, we believe technology can revolutionize the... Read More
What Does a “Skills Forward” Curriculum Mean?
In Quest Forward Learning, there’s a lot of emphasis put on the unique curriculum design that we’ve developed, but for a lot of people, that leads to the question “What is a ‘Skills-Forward’ curriculum?” In this blog, our... Read More
Francis Lusabe: Using an Educational Game Changer
From quest designer to mentor to leader at Mtakuja Secondary School, Francis Lusabe has seen just how powerful Quest Forward Learning can be in a variety of contexts.... Read More
A Glimpse into the Habit, “Manage Yourself”
Quest Forward Learning’s Director of Research and Development, Jolene Ph.D, provides insight on why we believe young adults learning how to manage themselves is an extremely valuable tool for high school and beyond.... Read More
A Unique Take on Tech
Understanding the powerful role technology plays in education today, Quest Forward Learning builds on a powerful technology framework and multiple, interconnected apps for curriculum design. Unlike education tech companies, however,... Read More