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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

What Is a Quest?

At the heart of Quest Forward Learning are deep convictions that the ultimate end goal of an education is for students to develop the mindsets, essential habits (read more about the essential habits here), and skills they need to... Read More

What Does a “Skills Forward” Curriculum Mean?

In Quest Forward Learning, there’s a lot of emphasis put on the unique curriculum design that we’ve developed, but for a lot of people, that leads to the question “What is a ‘Skills-Forward’ curriculum?” In this blog, our... 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