We implemented a model based on the most recent research in how people learn. We make tweaks each year based on student and parent feedback.
Executive functioning skills for our youngest students was a challenge in the beginning. We have since increased the scaffolding and check-ins to improve their productivity.
Know the tools better than the students.
Greenfields Academy is an independent, private school in Chicago that serves students in grades PK-8. Modeled after Acton Academy in Austin, Texas, Greenfields Academy helps students Learn to Learn, Learn to Be, and Learn to Do. Greenfields Academy uses online tools, hands-on learning, and real-world projects to individualize instruction and prepare students to tackle any challenges that come their way. The school's approaches are designed to create an environment in which students engage with authentic real-world experiences to develop the skills they need to drive positive change in the world.
Contact: Courtney McGarry
Contact Title: School Director, Greenfields Academy
3232 N Elston Ave
Telephone: (800) 613-0711
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