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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
Designing for Relevance: Creating Quests That Engage Students
Students learn better when their coursework is relevant to their own lives. Quest Forward Learning builds relevance into courses and quests, incorporating active participation in, and connection to, one’s own learning.... Read More
Mastering Process: Relevance in Tanzania Classrooms
Quest Forward Learning platform, methodology, and curriculum give students an exciting way of learning that focuses on mastery rather than completion. One aspect that excites both mentors and students is relevance.... 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
Africa on the Verge: Common Continental Goals at the 2018 eLearning Africa Conference
OE East Africa Team members attended the eLearning Conference Africa in Kigali, Rwanda. This year’s theme was “Uniting Africa,” which asked important questions about how technology and education are helping move the African... 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
The Hands-Off Mentoring Approach
The role of a mentor in Quest Forward Learning can make or break a student’s learning progression. As a mentor, you bring to the table a unique combination of expertise and experience that is unlike any other mentor in your program,... 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