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A Global Connection: Transitioning to Quest Forward Learning
Despite various differences, Quest Forward Academy Omaha Director, Mark Smith, and Mtakuja Secondary School Coordinator, Boaz Msechu, share a common goal: to successfully and thoroughly implement Quest Forward Learning in their... Read More
Customizing the Classroom: Differentiation in Quest Forward Learning
We know it is not easy to create a flexible, differentiated learning experience for all students, but Quest Forward Mentors play an instrumental role in helping students set and achieve their goals. ... Read More
Shifting Gears: Putting Students in the Driver’s Seat
Personalized learning is the future—an education that is relevant, engaging, and authentic. This should be the expectation (not just the hope), and as mentors we can help make this shift possible.... Read More
One Mentor’s Journey to Drive Innovation
From national park guide to Quest Forward mentor, Kyle Collins has seen how facilitating exploration and encouraging curiosity has led to great growth in his students and himself. ... Read More
A Distinct Form of Mentoring and Instructing
Mentors in Quest Forward Learning are committed to facilitating learning, rather than just providing educational content, and it’s often unclear how instruction can fit into the mentoring approach. However, in reality, mentoring and... Read More
Our Vision For Mentoring
The Quest Forward Vision for Mentors describes how mentors can help young people grow and expand their academic, social, and personal skills.... 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