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Cultural Contact: Sharing Artifacts Across the Globe

The Quest Forward Learning Global Learning Program connects Foundation and Exploration students (traditionally freshmen and sophomores) at Quest Forward Academy in Omaha with students at Mtakuja Secondary school in Tanzania. These two... Read More

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

Tablet Time: The Positive Impact of Digital Learning in Tanzania

While people often think of digital learning as just the use of technology in a learning environment, digital learning is meant to enhance learning, which is the goal of Quest Forward Learning in Tanzania classrooms. ... Read More

The Myth of Digital Natives

Today’s students are fundamentally different as they are “digital natives", which some people believe gives them unique cognitive abilities. However, our experience with Quest Forward Learning has shown this assumption to be wrong.... Read More

The Elements of Good Game Design Behind Quest Forward Learning

Quest Forward Learning and the Quest! app are focused on engaging students with choice, relevant materials, and a range of subtle design elements drawn from game design. Learn more about we thought about game play when designing the... Read More

5 Factors to Consider When Planning a Quest-Based Course

As with anything new, mentors should be thorough and thoughtful when introducing Quest Forward Learning into their students’ lives. Mentor facilitation and detailed planning will set students up for success throughout the entire... Read More

The Progression of Incorporating Technology in Tanzanian Classrooms

We live in a dynamic world surrounded by an endless amount of information, which is supplied by the technology we have at our fingertips. For as prevalent as technology is now in society, it has also become integral to the world of... Read More

How a Veteran Teacher Creates a Cutting Edge Learning Environment

At Opportunity Education, we’re always encouraging our students to drive their own learning. Luckily for the students at University of Maryland’s Upward Bound program, Debora Gaskins, Lead Mentor and Chemistry teacher, is a... Read More

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