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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

One Mentor’s Journey to Drive Innovation

From national park guide to Quest Forward mentor, Kyle Collins has seen how facilitating exploration and encouraging curiosity has led to great growth in his students and himself. ... Read More

Advances in Skill Assessments

Over the last century, in most schools in the U.S. and abroad, students have been evaluated on their academic performance based on a grading scale. Tests, quizzes, homework assignments, and projects are typically assigned a letter or... 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

Q&A with Dr. Karen Kenkel: Director of Quest Forward Academy Santa Rosa

I recently sat down with Karen to learn more about her background and her expectations for the NGL Academy in Santa Rosa, which will welcome its inaugural class this September.... Read More