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April 22, 2019

Engagement: A Proactive Approach

When a student is fully engaged, both success and failure hold similar value and they apply their coursework to real-world situations. This ideal level of an engaged classroom originates from mentors, who are the facilitators of learning ...Read More

April 8, 2019

Skills Check: Putting Students in the Driver’s Seat

Like a rearview mirror, the Skills Check feature, available anytime students work on courses and quests, helps students and their mentors gain awareness of where they have been and what they have learned, but also points to where they need ...Read More

April 4, 2019

Classroom Intercom: Empowering Student Voices

Students at Quest Forward Academy are using the platform Class Intercom to create social media posts for the school by recording events, taking pictures of activities, and writing captions that explain how the school is using a more ...Read More

March 28, 2019

Anatomy of a Course: Music

Students engage in the music course by designing, building, and testing an instrument of their choice using a combination of math and science lessons. In this blog, quest designer, Lina Chopra Haldar, dives into the fundamental scaffolding ...Read More

March 25, 2019

If the Shoe Fits: College is More Than Getting In

Amidst the intensity of the application process, it is easy to lose track of the purpose of a college education. Too often college admission is seen as an end in itself. But the goal of an education is not to get into college.

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