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January 17, 2019

Quest Walkthrough: History of Bridges and Truss Bridge Design

As the quest designer for History of Bridges and Truss Bridge Design, Lina Chopra Haldar, PhD, was able to illustrate the interdisciplinary, project-based values of Quest Forward Learning while connecting geometry with physics.

January 3, 2019

Duly Noted: Supporting Mentors and Students Through Quest Design

Between the Notes for Mentors and assessment questions in QuestMaker™, designers can more helpfully structure mentor engagement with students. Learners will greatly benefit from the work of their mentors and the quest designers who built ...Read More

November 5, 2018

Designing for Relevance: Creating Quests That Engage Students

Students learn better when their coursework is relevant to their own lives. Quest Forward Learning builds relevance into courses and quests, incorporating active participation in, and connection to, one’s own learning.

August 16, 2018

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.

August 17, 2017

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.

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