Quality versus Quantity

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The students At Acton Academy Durham are in the final week of preparation for their exhibition next week.  There are four deliverables that the students have been challenged to have ready for the exhibition next Monday. At today’s close, our Guide, Hallie first asked the students which area they wanted to focus on tomorrow during project time to be most …

Project-Based Learning & How We Are Different

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  Project-based learning is a fancy buzz word in education right now, and while many people can understand and conceptualize its benefits, sometimes seeing actual examples being implemented is powerful. At Acton we have 6 major projects during the year and our first considers the question: “What does life need to survive?” This is a project centered around biology and …