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How To Launch a Hero's Journey: Jeff Sandefer, Co-Founder of Acton Academy, Ep10

June 15, 2020 Thrive Mortgage Season 1 Episode 10
Thrivenomics
How To Launch a Hero's Journey: Jeff Sandefer, Co-Founder of Acton Academy, Ep10
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Thrivenomics
How To Launch a Hero's Journey: Jeff Sandefer, Co-Founder of Acton Academy, Ep10
Jun 15, 2020 Season 1 Episode 10
Thrive Mortgage

In this fascinating discussion, we interview Jeff Sandefer, Co-Founder of Acton Academy.  What he and his wife Laura have done, along with the support of hundreds of families across the globe, is create a revolution that has reignited a love of learning.  Not simply for the sake of "knowing", but for the joy of "becoming".

Acton Academy is focused on "equipping children to share learning with each other, in a close-knit community with extremely high standards of excellence."  The model for all academies is very unique but rooted in philosophies that have existed for centuries.  Calling upon the Socratic Method (starting with a great, overarching question and letting the learners grapple with the potential answers), the Guides at Acton introduce students to experiments, case studies, and resources that bring about a journey of discovery, rather than bell schedules and lectures.

Since its formation in 2010, Acton has grown to more than 270 campuses across the globe with more on the way.  We invite you to listen in and learn more about this amazing journey of two entrepreneurs who saw a need and found a way to provide children with a transformative experience in their education.

To purchase Laura Sandefer's book, The Courage To Grow, visit your favorite book retailer and you'll find it.

To learn more about Acton Academy, please visit their website at ActonAcademy.orgYou can also follow them on Social Media:

For comments, questions, or suggestions about future episodes of this podcast, or to learn more about Thrive Mortgage, please send an email to [email protected].

We also invite you to visit our website at ThriveMortgage.comWe look forward to hearing from you.  Thrive Mortgage is an Equal Housing Lender, NMLS ID #268552.

Show Notes

In this fascinating discussion, we interview Jeff Sandefer, Co-Founder of Acton Academy.  What he and his wife Laura have done, along with the support of hundreds of families across the globe, is create a revolution that has reignited a love of learning.  Not simply for the sake of "knowing", but for the joy of "becoming".

Acton Academy is focused on "equipping children to share learning with each other, in a close-knit community with extremely high standards of excellence."  The model for all academies is very unique but rooted in philosophies that have existed for centuries.  Calling upon the Socratic Method (starting with a great, overarching question and letting the learners grapple with the potential answers), the Guides at Acton introduce students to experiments, case studies, and resources that bring about a journey of discovery, rather than bell schedules and lectures.

Since its formation in 2010, Acton has grown to more than 270 campuses across the globe with more on the way.  We invite you to listen in and learn more about this amazing journey of two entrepreneurs who saw a need and found a way to provide children with a transformative experience in their education.

To purchase Laura Sandefer's book, The Courage To Grow, visit your favorite book retailer and you'll find it.

To learn more about Acton Academy, please visit their website at ActonAcademy.orgYou can also follow them on Social Media:

For comments, questions, or suggestions about future episodes of this podcast, or to learn more about Thrive Mortgage, please send an email to [email protected].

We also invite you to visit our website at ThriveMortgage.comWe look forward to hearing from you.  Thrive Mortgage is an Equal Housing Lender, NMLS ID #268552.