Excited for our Fall 2020 opening plans!!!

ATTENTION LADIES AND GENTLEMEN: Acton Academy NH will be open in person for Fall 2020!! Our first day of school is Monday, August 17th. I have been getting a lot of questions about what our plans are for Fall 2020. We realize that a few local schools have already decided that they will be returning […]

The Secret Sauce of Being a Hero at Acton Academy

Let me share with you a blog written by another Acton Academy owner. In her story, she expressed her reaction when she first heard about the Hero’s Journey and how we call our learners “Heroes” in the studio. ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Subscribe to our YouTube channel to get notifications when new videos are available! Leave us a comment below. […]

In a time of being ALONE…we are more CONNECTED than ever!

The other day my husband showed me a video on Facebook (I posted it on my timeline). It was a mother and daughter singing together on the free group Rock the Lock Down that has opened for artists to “open mic” their music. The singing was great but the most beautiful part was that they […]

What Virtual Learning Looks Like at Acton Academy

There is a sudden need for distance learning due to the COVID-19 crisis. The situation we are in right now is brand new and hasn’t been done before. Teachers around the world are facing different challenges as they help their students study from home. Some schools are doing a great job and some are still […]

Who Do I Need To Become To Achieve My Goals?

Heroes become heroes through hard work and effort. They didn’t just wake up one day and have incredible strength. There was a process for them to arrive at their greatness.  At Acton Academy, we push to our Eagles the question of “Who do you need to become to achieve your goals?” This exercise is just […]

Kindness Class

I was 27 years old when I first heard about Deepak Chopra and who he was. Because of him, I was introduced to what mindfulness was really about. I used to think that meditation either meant you had to be a Buddhist monk chanting on a mountainside or able to completely silence your thoughts, which […]

Involving Children in Decision Making

At Acton Academy, we use Montessori works with the younger students. We use a lot of hands-on materials for Math, Reading, and Writing. Many people don’t realize that Montessori philosophies go beyond just the core skills materials and include a way of talking to your child and interacting with them.  I want to share an […]

Following Your Child’s Joy

At Acton Academy, we encourage students to lose themselves in activities. We support them whenever they find something that captures their hearts and brain and will take them away for a while. We call it being in the zone. When one of our Eagles is in the zone, we try to let them stay there […]

3 Tips for At-Home Learning

Many parents today are at home with their kids. If you are one of them, here are a few tips: Give your child a schedule to work by.All of the Acton Academy students are working remotely right now. Having a written schedule and putting it out for them to see is key. You can put […]

Navigating Uncertainty

As adults, navigating uncertainty is so challenging. It’s even more confusing for young people who are just learning what their role in the world is. As parents, letting our children know it is not their job to worry or make the world a safe place is a must. They can find ways to help, but […]

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