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The Year in Review: Academies Finish Strong

School Directors Mark Smith (Quest Forward Academy Omaha) and Karen Kenkel (Quest Forward Academy Santa Rosa) took time from their busy, end-of-year schedules to share their reflections of the school year that ends June 7. After two... Read More

Gaming the System: Finding Ways to Make Learning Playful

Though playfulness in itself seems to have an organic quality, creating playful learning experiences does not come naturally. Our work strives to create playful learning experiences inside and outside of the classroom. ... Read More

If At First You Don’t Succeed: Learning from Setbacks

The ability to cope with setbacks, adapt, and then move forward in a productive way is key to having positive well-being and achieving professional success. Learn how Quest Forward Learning helps students develop this skill. ... Read More

New Ways to be Old School

Quest Forward Learning is a modern, skills-forward approach to education. While this may seem different than the traditional educational system, but it's really just a new way of being old school. ... Read More

What does it (actually) take to succeed at work today?

Succeeding at work in today’s world requires different habits and skills than Frederick Winslow Taylor, the father of scientific management, would have prioritized. Thus, OE provides an educational experience to students that will... Read More

2018: A Year of Learning

The year 2018 was the first time OE moved from a place of experimentation to seeing real impact both in the US and in Tanzania. Check out this blog to celebrate the major milestones and several organizational wins! ... Read More

Quest Walkthrough: History of Bridges and Truss Bridge Design

As the quest designer for History of Bridges and Truss Bridge Design, Lina Chopra Haldar, PhD, was able to illustrate the interdisciplinary, project-based values of Quest Forward Learning while connecting geometry with physics. ... Read More

The Road Forward: Beyond High School

A distinguishing characteristic of Quest Forward Academy is a relentless discussion of mindset, habits, and skills. OE believes these characteristics will help students in college, work, and beyond. ... Read More

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