Blog | Opportunity Education

Blog

Filter by Category:

Gratitude from Students at Quest Forward Academy Santa Rosa

The coronavirus time continues to be deeply challenging, bringing job loss and economic hardship, mental and physical health challenges, and major disruption in how we live our daily lives.  All the more reason to smile when you see... Read More

Seamless Learning in the Time of Covid-19

Take a moment and consider this question: why are so many schools not working “normally”? Why has learning been so disrupted that student progress and growth has slowed since March, and that most students won’t manage the next... Read More

The End of Grades: A Better Approach for Assessing Student Work

In the COVID-19 era, most school districts are struggling with grading policies, colleges are dropping testing requirements, and  students have the option to switch to pass/fail results instead of letter grades. With all this, it's... Read More

More In-Depth Work Means Better Learning Performance

One of the unique features of Quest Forward Learning is our approach to assessment of a student' learning performance. Rather than having a small number of high stakes exams drive everything, we instead have a large number of low... Read More

Why Being Curious Is Essential

Quest Forward Learning is intentionally designed to encourage and support students in being curious through activities such as the habits program and curriculum, quest-based curricula, projects and electives, the design of Quest... Read More

Quest Forward Academy Santa Rosa Students Win Big

Before switching to distance learning, Quest Forward Academy Santa Rosa students kicked off the year 2020 strong by earning big at a number of Math and Science events that they attended. Student-Driven Success At the beginning of... Read More

Meeting the Demands of the New Job Market in Tanzania

A few years ago, graduates in Tanzania were the most assured people in the country of getting all good jobs that were available. It was uncommon to find a graduate with an added advantage of a good performance searching for a job... Read More

Course Overview: American Literature

The English program is excited to introduce the Exploration Phase Two course: American Literature. While other courses take a theme-based approach to selecting and organizing texts, our course for Exploration Phase Two starts with the... Read More

Get the latest in our newsletter

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.