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

Life Skills Concentrations at Acton Academy :

  • Critical Thinking (the art of asking questions)
  • Social fluidity (the ability to collaborate successfully in diverse groups)
  • Independent reading (finding the love to read)
  • Executive communications (creative writing + public speaking)
  • Project Management (the ability to execute on a project with no clear instruction)
  • Goal setting (both long and short term)
  • Entrepreneurship and financial literacy (case studies adapted from the Acton MBA program)
  • Who am I (finding your hero's journey)