Learn to Learn

Socratic Discussions and self paced challenges equip children to be independent lifelong learners. 

Learn to Do

Our project-based, self-paced and collaborative learning environment and entrepreneurship quests prepare children for apprenticeships and real world challenges. 

Learn to Be

The Hero’s Journey, relational covenants and real world consequences transform difficult decisions into virtuous habits. 

"Embracing rigor is part of saying 'yes' to a Hero's Journey. Deep learning brings a special sense of joy, but the mastery required for a Hero's Journey goes even further, requiring commitment, discipline and hard work towards a worthy goal."

Disruptive Education

Disruptive Education

Watch the award-winning short documentary about 

Acton Academy

Rethinking Education: Geniuses and Heroes

Rethinking Education:  Geniuses  and  Heroes

A TEDx Talk by Jeff Sandefer, Acton Academy Co-Founder

Turn Learning Upside Down Youtube

Turn Learning Upside Down

An inside look at the Acton Academy studio

Children's Business Fair

Children's Business Fair

Businesses created and launched entirely by children