Curiosity & Lifelong Learning
“Wisdom is not a product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it” – Albert Einstein
Clear thinking leads to good decisions,
Good decisions lead to the right habits,
The right habits lead to character and
Character becomes destiny.
Our Guiding Principles
Education should cultivate self-respect, a strong mind and strong character.
Every child is a genius destined to change the world.
Children deserve the same respect as adults do.
Asking great questions is more important than regurgitating answers.
Children can be in charge of their own learning if motivated and equipped.
Children follow rules if they own them and are clear about their consequences.
Freedom within boundaries gives creativity the opportunity to flourish.
Behind The Scenes
Watch the Acton Academy community in action and hear the perspective of students and their families.
Research, Ideas, and Lessons that have informed the Acton educational model.