Presenting 21st century solutions for the epidemic of mediocrity and apathy that plagues young people in traditional schools. With an innovative approach to education that celebrates personal responsibility, creative freedom, and the pursuit of one’s life purpose. Capitalizing on the Power of Socratic Learning.
With 300+ worldwide campuses, Acton’s Learner-Driven community believes every child is a Hero who deserves to find a calling that will change the world. Bound by extremely high standards of excellence and lifelong learning, this is where great adventures start.
Uniqueness of Acton Academy
Student Led Multi-Age Studios
Acton Academy is “student led.” Giving the young people ownership of their education and peer relationships. Students learn to think independently, take responsibility and embrace challenges. Acton refers to classrooms as “studios” since learning is through movement, exploration and hands-on activities. Studios replace traditional classrooms and create a space for students of varying ages to learn together.
LEARN BY DOING
Hands On Learning
Guides use the Socratic method, responding to students questions with new questions. Such exchanges enhances students critical thinking skills. Devoid of the sit in your desk teacher-led lecture-style learning. Students learn by doing, be it launching a startup business, creating a tide-pool habitat, playing a musical instrument, painting a mosaic, or programming a robot, Acton students build real-life skills in the studio every day.
LEARN TO BE
Discover Passions, Find Callings
At Acton students are encouraged to develop personal virtues e.g. honesty, hard work, responsibility, kindness and empathy. With purpose and good character, each student gets into adulthood ready to find their calling and change the world. Adopting use of the latest technology in a self-paced learning environment designed to foster responsibility, goal-setting and teamwork. Ultimately empowered to thrive in a world that needs independent, motivated thinkers and learners