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Quest-Based Planning: Putting Theory into Practice

The Quest Forward principles, while broad in theory, give detailed guidance on how to create meaningful, transformative learning. They help quests transition from theory into practice; direct instruction into active, engaged learning;... Read More

Anatomy of a Short Course: Authority

The short course on Authority, part of the Quest Forward Learning Exploration Phase, draws on this rich topic to advance goals in English and Social Sciences. Students learn what authority is, investigate figures of authority, and... Read More

Testing the Waters: How the Exploration Phase Serves Students

The Quest Forward Learning curriculum is divided into three phases: Foundation Phase, Exploration Phase, and Transition Phase. These phases reflect the learning and development that occurs during students’ secondary-school education.... Read More

Learning in Action: The Advantages of a Skills-Forward Curriculum

In order to create proactive and effective community members, Quest Forward Learning has developed a Skills-Forward curriculum which makes the content empowering, relevant, and flexible for students to put their knowledge into action. ... Read More

Learning and Improving with Authentic Assessment

In a traditional classroom, teachers provide feedback to students through tests or quizzes, which leaves students out of the process. By contrast, Quest Forward Learning students can improve and refine their learning skills and habits... Read More

Quest Walkthrough: Ecosystem Components

Learn more from Lenore Myka about how quest designers create and develop their content to relate it to Quest Forward students real life experiences, previous knowledge, and future applications. ... Read More

4 Types of Quests: Discovery, Practice, Design, & Reflection

As Quest Forward Learning has grown to serve many different kinds of learning experiences, programs and organizations, and as we have built many different quests in the process, the need for four different quest types has arisen. ... Read More

Quest Walkthrough: “What’s Native, What’s Not”

This was a fun quest to write, and for me it really embodies the spirit of a quest. It is an Exploration Phase quest, part of the “Nature” journey, and it also connects back to the globalization theme of the Social Science... Read More