OUR MISSION

To inspire every child who enters our doors to find a calling that will change the world.

OUR PROMISE

Your child will:

  • Begin a Hero's Journey

  • Learn to be a curious, independent, lifelong learner.

  • Develop a deep respect for economic, political and religious freedoms.

  • Cherish the arts, wonders of the physical world and the mysteries of life on Earth.

  • Discover his or her most precious gifts and learn to use them to solve difficult problems.

  • Understand the importance of strong character.

  • Value a healthy lifestyle of mind and body.

WHAT SETS US APART

Our Students:

  • Work independently, at their own pace.

  • Are empowered to observe, tinker, create, and engineer.

  • Work through their questions and real world problems.

  • Utilize a range of materials, tools, and technology.

  • Develop critical thinking, decision-making, and problem-solving skills.

  • Experience group collaboration and conflict resolution. 

  • Develop self-discipline, grit, emotional regulation, and self-awareness.

21st CENTURY LEARNING MODEL

Learner Driven VS. Traditional

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LEARNER DRIVEN

  • Freedom to complete work in modern, creative spaces

  • Self-paced, individualized learning that empowers students

  • Cutting edge technology for core skills

  • Ability to work individually and collaboratively

  • SMART goals and tracking progress

  • Concept mastery measures success.

  • Every student is also a teacher

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TRADITIONAL

  • "Factory model of education" with rows of desks and end-of-shift bells

  • Students are taught at the same pace, regardless of their abilities or potential

  • Workbooks and worksheets

  • Students are discouraged from sharing and collaborating

  • Memorization and standardized tests

  • Report cards measure success

  • One teacher lectures to many students

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GUIDES

  • Craft a culture of team collaboration

  • Facilitate learning with thought-provoking questions and real world projects

  • Inspire engagement through creative game-making

  • Never, ever answer a student’s question

  • Challenge students to develop critical thinking and problem solving skills

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TEACHERS

  • Are the focal point of the classroom

  • Create learning outcomes that are highly correlated to the their skill, passion, mood, and preparedness

  • Have responsibility for the learning and behavioral order of 25 or more students.

  • Are viewed by students as the provider of answers and arbiter of right and wrong

AS FEATURED IN

Founded in 2009 in Austin, Texas by Laura and Jeff Sandefer, graduates of Peabody College at Vanderbilt and Harvard Business School. By bridging the gap between Montessori education and traditional schooling, a 21st century educational model was developed.  Acton now has over 200 locations worldwide!

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Tel: 954-228-4648

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Coral Springs, FL 33065

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