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Adopting Technology in the Classroom

Many teachers are reluctant to adopt technology in their classroom, because they worry about how it will distract the students and take away from the material being taught. However, we believe technology can revolutionize the... Read More

A Distinct Form of Mentoring and Instructing

Mentors in Quest Forward Learning are committed to facilitating learning, rather than just providing educational content, and it’s often unclear how instruction can fit into the mentoring approach. However, in reality, mentoring and... Read More

Our Vision For Mentoring

The Quest Forward Vision for Mentors describes how mentors can help young people grow and expand their academic, social, and personal skills.... Read More

Bellevue University: Thinking by Design

Students at Bellevue University explore design thinking through a quest-based university course.... Read More

Q&A with Quest Forward Mentor Brandon Taylor

Brandon Taylor is a teacher at Glasgow Middle School in Fairfax, Virginia. He likes using NGL because it helps him build relationships with students and it gives them control over their own learning.... Read More

Five Tips for Teaching a Teacher

In 2014, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation surveyed over 1,600 teachers about their experience with professional development (PD). Overall, 71% of teachers were unsatisfied with their PD and less than 18% felt they had any say in... Read More

Teachers Learn the “Cowboy Way” at Professional Development in Ghana

Professors, teachers, and staff from the USA held teaching seminars at three locations in Ghana this week. Over 300 teachers and administrators from the surrounding areas of Swedru, Kamasi, and Suhum attended the seminars, which were... Read More