Filter by Category

November 26, 2018

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; and ...Read More

November 19, 2018

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.

November 12, 2018

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 schools.

November 6, 2018

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.

November 1, 2018

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.

October 29, 2018

Building a Course: The Skills Framework

OE refers to the Quest Forward Learning curriculum as “skills-forward." In this blog, you can learn more about what that means, how it's applied, and what we hope students gain from this curriculum approach.

October 25, 2018

The Power of Mindset

Quest Forward Learning encourages two mindsets: growth mindset and outward mindset, and students use these while learning, developing skills, fostering relationships, achieving in school, and succeeding in other areas of life.

October 22, 2018

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.

October 11, 2018

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.

October 8, 2018

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 Union ...Read More