Learning at Thrive Academy
(A Member of the Acton Academy Network)

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Learning to Be

Learning to Be develops self-knowledge and interpersonal skills. Learners understand who they are, who they would like to be, and what they need to do to become their personal best. Learners embark on a Hero’s Journey. Relational covenants, goal setting and authentic engagement forge character and deep sense of purpose.

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Learning to Do

Learning to Do augments students’ productivity and fosters practical skills and applied passion. Joy + Rigor = Mastery. Learners develop an entrepreneurial spirit and the ability to fuse theory and practice. Project-based learning and interdisciplinary quests prepare children for apprenticeships and real-world challenges.

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Learning to Know

Learning to Know integrates foundational knowledge with higher order thinking and informed doing. The process develops curious students who have learned how to learn. Adaptive technology is used to achieve proficiency in core skills. Socratic discussions, learning plans, writing workshops, free-reading and the like prepare students to independently acquire knowledge as needed.

 
 
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Our Promises to Your Child

He or she will:

1. Begin a Hero’s Journey.

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

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

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

5. Understand that effort is the path to mastery.

 
 
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Our Promises to Your Child

He or she will:

1. Begin a Hero’s Journey

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

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

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

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

 
 

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