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How Self-Directed Learning Makes Your Child A Better Contributor to Society

Makarios School is composed of intelligent and creative interest-directed learners, who get to decide how and when to learn. Our missionis to equip those students to be confident lifelong learners who will positively contribute to our society. Yes, that’s kind of an ambiguous statement...there are endless ways to be a positive contributor to society! But we designed our mission to be open-ended. As a self-directed learner, Makarios students get to choose what they pursue, learn, and become passionate about. We want them to reach for the stars, chase their dreams, and boldly believe that they will one day meet (or exceed!) their goals and desires. Teens and Volunteering According to research, 73% of today’s youth believe that voluntee...