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The Myth of Digital Natives

Today’s students are fundamentally different as they are “digital natives", which some people believe gives them unique cognitive abilities. However, our experience with Quest Forward Learning has shown this assumption to be wrong.... Read More

The Elements of Good Game Design Behind Quest Forward Learning

Quest Forward Learning and the Quest! app are focused on engaging students with choice, relevant materials, and a range of subtle design elements drawn from game design. Learn more about we thought about game play when designing the... Read More

The Progression of Incorporating Technology in Tanzanian Classrooms

We live in a dynamic world surrounded by an endless amount of information, which is supplied by the technology we have at our fingertips. For as prevalent as technology is now in society, it has also become integral to the world of... Read More

Remembering the Beginning: The 2015 Summer Design Workshop

In 2015, the summer before my senior year of college, I applied for what I thought was a position as a typical camp counselor. I expected to spend my summer repeatedly yelling “No running on the pavement!” Opportunity Education... Read More

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 Unique Take on Tech

Understanding the powerful role technology plays in education today, Quest Forward Learning builds on a powerful technology framework and multiple, interconnected apps for curriculum design. Unlike education tech companies, however,... Read More

Powerful Changemaker, or Powerful Distraction?

All too often, schools don’t use the introduction of new technology as a way to also rethink their approach to teaching and learning.... Read More

Tablet Donations Usher in New Era for Tanzanian Schools

A new era dawned in Tanzania's digital education landscape on Monday when a program, aimed at providing secondary school students with tablets pre-loaded with educational materials, was launched. The program's ultimate goal is to... Read More