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Course Overview: American Government

This Transition Phase (grade 12) course offers a survey of the main documents, political structures, ideas, and institutions that form and shape the American government. Students engage actively with the US Constitution, landmark... Read More

Get to Know: Katie Cameron, Publication Reviewer

Katie Cameron joined the Global Quest Review Team at its inception in 2017. The Team mainly handles the Publication Review process that all quests go through as a part of the Quest Forward Learning curriculum. As a veteran member of... 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

Tanzanian Schools Look to the Future

When Quest Forward Learning schools in Tanzania began writing courses, or quests, at the beginning of 2016, everything around the idea of this new curriculum was very abstract. The dream was made real by January 2017, when we... Read More

Anatomy of a Course: Finding Your Voice

While students gain rich educational experiences through the Quest Forward Learning curriculum, a serendipitous effect of our course designs is that the skills they incorporate can serve as springboards for broader, more experiential... Read More

Custom Quests: Designed by Tanzanians, for Tanzanians

Question: Who designs quests in Tanzania? Answer: Teachers from different secondary schools in Tanzania. All Tanzania quests are designed in Tanzania by Tanzanians, based on our educational system and the physical environment, for... Read More

Adventures in Artifacts: Building to Learn

For most people, the term “artifacts” may conjure images from the Indiana Jones movies. But artifacts are part of everyday life for Quest Forward Learning students. They are the products students create while completing quests.... Read More

Frame Work: Building Context into Quests

Quests need to be able to stand on their own, providing mentors and students with the information and context they need to safely and critically complete them. Designing quests is a nuanced, complex process, which requires designers... Read More

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