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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

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

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