Discovering Your Calling: The Adventure of a Lifetime
Do you believe your child is a genius, capable of changing the world? Josh Mason and Ari Goldstein discuss how this foundational belief changes what school is for. How will your child discover their own calling?
The Differencee Between Homeschooling, Unschooling, and Deschooling - with Nance Confer
In this interview with Nance Confer of Florida Unschoolers, we explore the options for Florida families who want something more than traditional education. You can learn more about unschooling at www.FloridaUnschoolers.net or from any of Florida's Acton Academies.
BONUS SESSION: A Peek Inside The Walls Of An Alternative School
Arts Thereafter (St. Cloud, FL) runs 4 different studios with over 80 learners on 2 campuses. Join this extra bonus session for a peek inside the walls to see what Elementary, Middle, and High Schoolers are doing when they take over ownership of their own educations.
"I have not failed. I have just found 10,000 ways that don't work." - Thomas Edison.
At Acton Academy, we celebrate failures. We believe that only through trial and error can you learn something new. During my presentation, we’ll discuss the importance of failure, how to fail properly, and how a growth mindset can turn the fear of failure into an asset for success. You’re capable of far more than you realize.
What Happens When Traditional School Stops Working For Your Children?
What Happens When Traditional School Stops Working For Your Children? Description: Chip is a husband and father first, then an entrepreneur and author. He decided to pull his second oldest daughter out of her traditional school and drive over an hour to the nearest Acton Academy. Now, Chip and his family are opening their own Acton Imagine Academy in Temple, Texas.
KEYNOTE SESSION: Turning Learning Upside Down: The Courage to Grow Story
Meet the co-founders of Acton Academy: Laura Sandefer (author of Courage To Grow) and husband and co-founder Jeff Sandefer. With a network of 250+ microschools around the world, Acton Academy is changing the way we think about schooling.