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Tablet Time: The Positive Impact of Digital Learning in Tanzania
While people often think of digital learning as just the use of technology in a learning environment, digital learning is meant to enhance learning, which is the goal of Quest Forward Learning in Tanzania classrooms. ... Read More
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
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
How a Veteran Teacher Creates a Cutting Edge Learning Environment
At Opportunity Education, we’re always encouraging our students to drive their own learning. Luckily for the students at University of Maryland’s Upward Bound program, Debora Gaskins, Lead Mentor and Chemistry teacher, is a... 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
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
Powerful Changemaker, or Powerful Distraction?
All too often, schools don’t use the introduction of new technology as a way to also rethink their approach to teaching and learning.... Read More
Tablet Donations Ushers in New Era for Tanzanian Schools
A new era dawned in Tanzania's digital education landscape on Monday when a program, aimed at providing secondary school students with tablets pre-loaded with educational materials, was launched. The program's ultimate goal is to... Read More
Laptops: Not Luxury Toys for Pupils
Laptops, as we know them, are a "luxury" in Tanzania. Education is not. Almost anything, from healthcare to food, can be addressed well through education. This is why an increasing number of non-governmental organizations are finding... Read More
After The Dream Phase
Over the years, I've observed that many ideas usually follow a progression that starts with what I call the "dream phase." During that time, I think about a new idea, talk about it with people I respect, and give it enough time and... Read More