Jeff Scarborough, Author at Opportunity Education

Author: Jeff Scarborough

Anatomy of a Course: Finding Your Voice

While students gain rich educational experiences through the Quest Forward Learning curriculum, a serendipitous effect of our course designs is that the skills they incorporate can serve as springboards for broader, more experiential... Read More

Anatomy of a Short Course: Authority

The short course on Authority, part of the Quest Forward Learning Exploration Phase, draws on this rich topic to advance goals in English and Social Sciences. Students learn what authority is, investigate figures of authority, and... Read More

Testing the Waters: How the Exploration Phase Serves Students

The Quest Forward Learning curriculum is divided into three phases: Foundation Phase, Exploration Phase, and Transition Phase. These phases reflect the learning and development that occurs during students’ secondary-school education.... Read More

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. ... Read More

What Does a “Skills Forward” Curriculum Mean?

In Quest Forward Learning, there’s a lot of emphasis put on the unique curriculum design that we’ve developed, but for a lot of people, that leads to the question “What is a ‘Skills-Forward’ curriculum?” In this blog, our... Read More