Lexicon School – Resources2020-11-10T10:05:41+00:00



Lexicon School is part of the Acton Academy network – a fast-growing global network of small schools, originating in Austin, Texas.

Explore these resources to learn more about Lexicon’s approach and understand how the Acton Academy global network has become one of the most important educational movements in the world.

Jeff Sandefer’s keynote at SxSW Edu

A brilliant talk by Acton co-founder, outlining his vision for education in the C21st.

Stay to the end for a highly informative Q&A session!

Acton Academy’s day-in-the-life video

Want to know how Lexicon students spend their day?

Watch this day-in-the-life at Acton Academy to find out.

The Story of Acton

Acton Academy co-founders, Jeff and Laura Sandefer, tell their story.

Courage To Grow: How Acton Academy Turns Learning Upside Down – Laura Sandefer

Laura Sandefer’s short, informative and entertaining book tells the origins story of – and motivations behind – Acton Academy.

Get in touch and we’ll send you a copy! It’s a great read.

Unschooling Rules: 55 Ways to Unlearn What We Know About Schools and Rediscover Education – Clark Aldrich

It’s highly likely that you’ll find yourself nodding along in agreement when you read this.

A fantastic, thought-provoking book about what and how the next generation should actually be learning.

The One World Schoolhouse: Education Reimagined – Sal Khan

Sal Kahn and Khan Academy’s enormous influence in education is unquestionable. He’s made us all think about how to better address the challenges of tomorrow.

Here, he outlines his own vision for education’s future.


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