News & Events
June 17, 2013
A middle school where board games, card games, mine craft and portal all make space for students to learn. ... Read More.
March 8, 2013
"Imagine kids able to attend a school where the curriculum is designed around games, and the emphasis is on learning by doing...Marcelo Wright, 13, doesn’t have to imagine it. He’s a seventh grader at CICS ChicagoQuest, a charter school founded in 2011 to teach skills like problem solving, creativity, collaboration, and resourcefulness in a game-like environment organized around “missions” and “quests.”... Read More.
July 16, 2012
At the end of each trimester, CICS ChicagoQuest students work in small groups to solve a particular challenge in a culminating project called "BOSS Level." Here, students are tasked with creating Rube Goldberg machines.... Read More.
February 20, 2012
On March 26, National Louis University, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, and Golden Apple Foundation have partnered to host a panel event that will focus on the future of education. CICS ChicagoQuest teachers will speak alongside Dr. James Paul Gee.... Read More.
December 21, 2011
Project- and game-based learning engages kids so they are ready to learn. Read on for Chicago Tribune's coverage of how CICS ChicagoQuest is making a difference by being different.... Read More.
July 18, 2011
Chicago Quest's school director and Director of Education and Leadership share their hopes and dreams for the school with two of Vocalo's most dynamic reporters. Listen to the interview here.... Read More.
May 11, 2011
Paula Gomez de Univision habla con estudiantes, maestros, y padres de la nueva escuela de CICS: ChicagoQuest. Mirala aqui.... Read More.
April 5, 2011
Digital technology and video games have a big impact on many kids’ lives—and some believe they could play a bigger role in education. Read on for WBEZ's Linda Lutton's coverage of how CICS ChicagoQuest is changing education as we know it.... Read More.
September 1, 2010
Quest to Learn - Learning by Playing: Video Games in the Classroom... Read More.
June 1, 2010
A novel public school in New York City has taken the video game as its model for how to teach.... Read More.
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