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March 7, 2019

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.

August 30, 2018

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 course ...Read More

August 6, 2018

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

July 23, 2018

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 shining ...Read More

July 13, 2018

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 curriculum. ...Read More

June 21, 2018

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, we ...Read More

July 26, 2017

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.

January 28, 2014

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 provide ...Read More

May 30, 2013

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 a ...Read More

May 20, 2013

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 oxygen ...Read More