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May 22, 2019

Good Habits Are Essential: How Quest Forward Learning Changes Classroom Behavior

The introduction of the Six Essential Habits of Quest Forward Learning has created positive changes in providing supportive discipline to students in Tanzania. Previously, the primary form of discipline used by teachers was corporal ...Read More

May 10, 2019

Adventures in Artifacts: Building to Learn

For most people, the term “artifacts” may conjure images from the Indiana Jones movies. But artifacts are part of everyday life for Quest Forward Learning students. They are the products students create while completing quests. ...Read More

May 8, 2019

Frame Work: Building Context into Quests

Quests need to be able to stand on their own, providing mentors and students with the information and context they need to safely and critically complete them. Designing quests is a nuanced, complex process, which requires designers to be ...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

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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