Author: Ray Ravaglia

The Importance of Engagement

Engagement is a key predictor of performance, but it drops every year a student is in school. Not at Quest Forward Academies. Find out why.... Read More

Learning How to Learn When You are Learning

"How much do you think you're learning?" A recent study shows that many students don't get this answer right, and the effects are surprising.... Read More

2021 Quest Forward Course of Study

The 2021 Course of Study book provides educators, parents, and students insight into the thinking that underlies the Quest Forward Learning.... Read More

4 Ways to Reconsider Your High School

Where a student goes to high school is a future-shaping choice. Ask yourself these 4 questions to evaluate your high school options and find the best fit.... Read More

Improving Learning with Data: Our Impact Dashboard

By assessing the process of learning and analyzing the data, we are better equipped to help students succeed and help schools make important decisions.... 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

What We’ve Learned So Far

While Opportunity Education has been developing Quest Forward Learning for over 4 years, it has been only slightly more than 2 years since the model was deployed on a whole-school basis in Tanzania, and just under 2 years since it was... Read More