The Quest for Learning

The Quest for Learning

How to Maximize Student Engagement

By: Marie Alcock, Michael L. Fisher, Allison Zmuda

Foreword by: Heidi Hayes Jacobs

Discover how to use questing—a pedagogy tailored to a student’s interests, needs, and abilities—to foster 21st century skills.

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The Quest for Learning

It’s crucial for 21st century teachers and students to determine together what a student will learn and at what pace. This resource dives deep into questing, a customizable pedagogy tailored to a student’s interests, needs, and abilities. Learn how to use questing to engross students in emotionally gripping learning experiences, engage them with actionable goals, and promote collaboration in online and physical spaces.

  • Foster students’ 21st century skills by engaging critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, and self-direction.
  • Form learning partnerships with students that lead to co-teaching and co-learning.
  • Explore the three main design types—(1) inquiry, (2) network, and (3) game—through which students can quest.
  • Investigate the design decisions involved in identifying a quest, determining checkpoints, and helping students reflect on their quest.
  • Use formative assessment templates for engaging contemporary learners.

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Instruction Student Engagement


Additional Information

Product Code: BKF718

ISBN: 9781942496908

Published By: Solution Tree

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