Have the ideas at Acton Academy Idaho Falls piqued your interest? If so, we recommend watching the videos below and reading Courage to Grow: How Acton Academy Turns Learning Upside Down, by Laura Sandefer, Acton Academy's Co-Founder. This fast, engaging read is the best account of our learner-driven studios.
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Tedx Talk: Jeff Sandefer
Jeff is the founder of the original Acton Academy.
Ted Talk: Sugata Mitra
Sugata Mitra has done amazing research concerning children and how much they can accomplish without any adults around.
Ted Talk: Sal Kahn
Most of us have heard about Kahn Academy. Forget the grades, let's teach for mastery!
Tedx Talk: Todd Rose
The Myth of Average: the dangers and consequences of designing education based on averages.
Ted Talk: Sir Ken Robinson
Does the traditional school system kill students creativity?
Ted Talk: Angela Duckworth
Grit: The power of passion and perseverance