This Toxic Mindset Can Hold You Back

As a child, one must ask permission for everything. If you feel like there’s something wrong with that statement, I already like you. The word “permission” takes me back to my time in public school, being given large class projects or essays. Handed out to every student would be detailed outlines about the project’s expectations, things that must be met in exactly …

The Quality That All Great Parents Provide

Do you actually have the self-awareness to reflect and realize if you’re actually doing this or not? This blog post will have zero value for you if you’re the kind of person who justifies their mistakes or turns a blind eye to their own faults. Unfortunately, it’s those individuals who need this the most. …

"Why Do You Call Them 'Heroes'?"

You are the chosen one of your own life. This thought ran through my head when I realized just how applicable it is to everyone that Acton refers to every child as a hero. We use a lot of different terminology than typical schools at Acton Placer, but there’s a reason for all of it.

Breaking Free of Escapism

In this day and age, everything is at our fingertips. Meeting someone new is just a right-swipe away. There’s no need to go out to get your food with plenty of services delivering anything you could possibly want directly to your door. Achievement can be diluted to …

The Classroom is Out of Style

If I tell you to think of a classroom, what do you picture? Is it so surprising that it would be desks lined into rows facing front, a whiteboard at the front of the class, a perfect environment for lectures? What if I told you that what has become …