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Introduction to Quest Forward Learning

Learn from Founder and CEO Joe Ricketts about what makes Quest Forward Learning different from traditional education, from the skills-forward curriculum to the personalized, engaging approaches to learning.

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Opportunity Education’s Mission

Opportunity Education believes that traditional modes of teaching and learning don’t prepare students for success in learning and work. Built with insights from learning science research, our Quest Forward Learning Program helps high school students learn and succeed.

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Founder’s Message

Watch Opportunity Education CEO Joe Ricketts describe his perspective on the challenges of education today, and his vision for the future of learning.

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Introduction to Quest Forward Academies

Get to know Quest Forward Academies: high schools where students develop the mindset, habits, and skills for success and are empowered to pursue their passions through a project-based curriculum.

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Learning with Quests

Quests cover traditional academic subjects, but in a way that is engaging and personalized for students.

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Why Students Chose Quest Forward Academy Santa Rosa

Two students at Quest Forward Academy Santa Rosa talk about what appealed to them about their high school, and how the transition to pandemic-driven remote learning was for them.

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Why Students Chose Quest Forward Academy Omaha

Two students at Quest Forward Academy Omaha talk about what appealed to them about their high school, and how the transition to pandemic-driven remote learning was for them.

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Quest Forward Academy Omaha Parents – Fall 2020

Two Quest Forward Academy Omaha parents discuss what stood out to them about their kids’ high school, including during pandemic-related transitions.

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What’s Different About Quest Forward Academy

Parents and students of Quest Forward Academy Omaha speak about what makes their high school different than others, and how it helps students thrive in unique ways.

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Parent Voices

See parents of Quest Forward Academy students describe their children’s transformational experiences with Quest Forward Learning.

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Student Voices

See high school students at the Quest Forward Academies discuss their experience with Quest Forward Learning, how they take ownership of their education, and how they interact with their teachers/mentors.

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Teacher Voices

See teachers describe how they work with Quest Forward Learning and how it transforms their role from content-focused instructor to student-focused mentor.

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Inside a Quest Forward Academy

At a Quest Forward Academy, students learn more than just academic material — they also practice habits and skills they need to succeed in a rapidly changing world.

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Quest Forward in the Classroom

Hear from teachers and students about how Quest Forward Learning enables students to take charge of their education.

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Quest Forward Platform in Action

Learn about the methodology, curriculum, and technology that drive Quest Forward Learning.

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Skills-Forward Curriculum

The Quest Forward Learning curriculum enables relevant and engaging learning, and helps students to practice essential habits and skills.

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