READ, WATCH & LISTEN.
We encourage you to ask big questions and explore the various resources we have listed below as you consider starting your family’s hero’s journey! Not all of these resources are directly related to Acton Academy (some are!), nor do we subscribe to all of ideas shared, but we do believe there is something new and exciting to learn from each article, book, video, and audio interview listed.
It’s time to get inspired!
BOOKS (Read or listen to the audio versions)
Courage to Grow: How Acton Academy is turning learning upside down, by Laura Sandefer
Unschooling Rules, by Clark Aldrich (foreword by Jeff Sandefer, founder of Acton Academy Austin)
The One World Schoolhouse: Education Reimagined, by Salman Khan
Disrupting Class: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns, by Clayton Christensen
Montessori: The Science Behind the Genius, by Angeline Stoll Lillard
Learn Different: Silicon Valley Disrupts Education, The New Yorker
The Education Movement You’ve Never Heard Of, Huffington Post
Acton Academy is the Kind of Place “High School Me” Needed, American Federation for Children
What Do P. Diddy, Sergey Brin, and Peter Drucker Have in Common?, Korn/Ferry Briefings Magazine
Why the world embraces the Montessori Method, New York Parenting
ACTON ACADEMY VIDEOS
Ready, Set, Love podcast: Raising Smart Kids with Jeff Sandefer
Self-made Man podcast: Have Kids? Make sure you send them to this revolutionary new school
Hal Elrod International: Rethinking Education for the 21st century with Jeff and Laura Sandefer
ThinkOrphan podcast: Disrupting Education Systems to Help Children Flourish
Freakonomics podcast: Think Like a Child
Freakonomics podcast: How is a bad radio station like the public school system?
If you’re interested, there’s a lot more where these came from…