Project-based learning is the cornerstone of learning at Acton Academy in Fishers, Indiana. We strive to create an environment that supports collaborative work education in our multi-age studios. Our flexible approach challenges each learner with their own differentiated learning plan and inspires them through real-world projects and experiences.
We are purposeful in our belief and in our daily efforts to create a learner driven community. Through collaborative work, we provide hands-on projects to master the skills needed to solve real-world problems. We believe children learn best by doing. Our learners investigate, participate, and contribute to the world around them by taking on meaningful, hands-on projects.
Whether it’s launching a startup business, playing a musical instrument, painting a mosaic, coding a robot, or growing a garden, Acton Academy Fishers learners are building real-life skills in the studios every day.
Acton’s collaborative work education puts children at the center of their learning. This allows them to create and maintain personal goals and relational covenants, as they Learn to Learn, Learn to Do, and Learn to Be.
Collaborative learning is a method of teaching and learning in which learners team together to explore a significant question or create a meaningful project. They develop their interpersonal skills and learn to deal with conflict. All of which prepares every learner that walks through our a door the likelihood to change the world. Fishers, Indiana is a vibrant city that encourages and fosters partnerships with the youth and community businesses.