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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

Learning and Improving with Authentic Assessment

In a traditional classroom, teachers provide feedback to students through tests or quizzes, which leaves students out of the process. By contrast, Quest Forward Learning students can improve and refine their learning skills and habits... 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

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