PARENTS NEED RUNNING PARTNERS, TOO Laura Sandefer October 1, 2013 I dedicate this post to the newest Acton Academy parents. It is that time of…
I am not one to give advice on parenting. I make too many mistakes.
I am one to share the beauty of knowing when – as a parent – to summon our Socratic selves.
The journey of Acton Academy is for parents as much as children. We get to soak up powerful lessons of the Socratic Method and use them in transformative ways with our children.
My top three lessons are:
1) Stories are more powerful than lectures.
2) Children crave solving problems on their own. Honor them by letting them.
3) Knowing how to ask great questions is more important than being smart.
Aren’t we lucky?
ADVICE FROM EAGLES TO EAGLES Laura Sandefer August 29, 2014 A few of our experienced 9 and 10 year old Eagles shared advice to their…
A COVENANT BETWEEN 6-10 YEAR OLDS Laura Sandefer October 2, 2015 While it is common and ordinary for us to use the word “contract” at…