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Quest-Based Planning: Putting Theory into Practice
The Quest Forward principles, while broad in theory, give detailed guidance on how to create meaningful, transformative learning. They help quests transition from theory into practice; direct instruction into active, engaged learning;... Read More
Curious about Curiosity?
Curiosity promotes spontaneous exploration, active learning, and inquiry. This is why Quest Forward Learning includes “Be Curious” as one of the six Essential Habits.... Read More
Learning in Action: The Advantages of a Skills-Forward Curriculum
In order to create proactive and effective community members, Quest Forward Learning has developed a Skills-Forward curriculum which makes the content empowering, relevant, and flexible for students to put their knowledge into action. ... 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
Curriculum in Tanzania
The world is experiencing a high demand for innovation, which is driving new ideas, new processes, new leaders, new inventions, new literature, and much more. In order to keep up with these developments, one needs to first examine the... Read More
Quest Forward Learning Introduces Courses
The "course" feature in the Quest! app enables learners to focus their discovery and learning in a more structured manner, while preserving their ability to access quests based on their interests, and to work at their own pace.... Read More
The Role of Practice in a Post-Memorization World
Practice is an essential part of learning, so how can we provide learners with the right kinds of practice, no matter what the subject is? Here are some recommendations for authentic and engaging practice.... Read More
Mtakuja Secondary School: The First All Quest Forward Learning Classroom
Mtakuja’s Form I is the first class in the world to fully adopt the NGL framework as their main source of curriculum.... Read More
Five Tips for Teaching a Teacher
In 2014, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation surveyed over 1,600 teachers about their experience with professional development (PD). Overall, 71% of teachers were unsatisfied with their PD and less than 18% felt they had any say in... Read More