According to research, the healthiest, happiest, most joyful people have:
- A sense of meaning or purpose bigger than one's self
- Healthy, positive connection with others
- Healthy, positive connection with themselves (mind, body, spirit)
- Healthy, positive connection with nature
- Experiences of flow states
- Experiences of beauty
what if school were designed to cultivate all aspects of flourishing?
Launched Fall 2018, The Forest School in Pinewood Forest—Fayetteville, GA—joins a growing network of Acton Academy Schools worldwide that are building on the success of the original Acton Academy in Austin, Texas.
Watch these video about how The Forest School and the Acton network are transforming education.
A School for the 21st Century
Let's teach for mastery—not test scores
// Sal Khan
Bring on the learning revolution!
// Sir Ken Robinson
A virtual tour of Acton Academy
// Acton Academy, Austin, TX