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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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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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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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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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