Homeschooling Pros and Cons

If there is one thing that we have learned at Calvert in over one hundred years of providing homeschool curriculum and education services, it is that homeschooling is not for everyone. Every educational system offers great opportunities for children to learn new information and skills, as well as harness their own unique qualities and interests. […]

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Calvert Education Homeschool 101: What Is Homeschooling?

The Rise of Homeschooling In recent years, homeschooling has caught the attention of parents and educators, as well as national and local media, all across the United States. The simple reason is that homeschooling is on the rise, and becoming more accepted as an alternative to traditional public and private schools. According to the Department […]

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A Very Special Happy 100th Birthday!

The folks here at Calvert Education would like to wish a very special Happy 100th Birthday to Elisabeth Knipp Eason (known as “Nippy”). Mrs. Eason was an instrumental part of Calvert’s Home Instruction Department (HID) in the 1950’s. As a teacher of the “Eighth Age” (second grade), Mrs. Eason taught students from around the globe […]

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Announcing the Calvert Teaching Navigator!

We are excited to announce the launch of our new tool, the Calvert Teaching Navigator.  Developed based on feedback we’ve received from Calvert families, this new tool will make homeschooling your child easier and more flexible than before!  The new Calvert Teaching Navigator puts lessons, resources, teaching and tech support all at your fingertips.  Available […]

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Calvert Goes Wild!

Many thanks to all of the Calvert Families who joined us for the #CalvertGoesWild event at the Maryland and Detroit zoos. We had a wonderful time spending the day with you. Here are just a few highlights from the event!    

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The Ringling Brothers Blue Unit Visits Calvert!

Did you know that the Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus have been using Calvert for over 35 years?  In fact Kim Siriporn, a Calvert employee for over 37 years, recalls the early visits when one of their very famous performers, Gunther Gebel-Williams, would visit Calvert along with his children.  Calvert’s Ringling Brothers Circus students […]

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Calvert Student Spotlight – Madison Muhammad

We often receive reports from parents about activities or organizations that their Calvert students are involved in.  We get reports of fantastic test scores, sports achievements, and even updates on how our Calvert graduates are faring. We really enjoy these updates and want to share one these with you. Madison Muhammed, a grade 4 Calvert […]

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Calvert Student Spotlight – Spelling Bee Winner

somnipathy som·nip·a·thy (sŏm-nĭp’ə-thē)  n.  A disorder of sleep. Nikhil C. Jammalamadaka, an 11 year old Grade 7 Calvert student, won the local Senior Bee championship of the 2015 Scripps Spelling Bee held in Atlanta, GA. The Bee was hosted by the Dunwoody Homeschool Hive, an Atlanta based homeschool group. The contest lasted 16 rounds, with […]

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What’s Cookin’? Calvert’s Chili Cook-Off!

The folks here at Calvert had a wonderful time at our recent Chili Cook-Off!   We got a chance to spend some time with our co-workers and taste some yummy chili.  What a great way to spend a fall afternoon!  Everyone wins too…because our winner shared her recipe with us!   Gisselle’s Award-Winning Chili Recipe […]

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Mysti Rolenc – Author – Calvert Homeschooler

Calvert Education boasts the successes of all of our students.  We are proud to have such a rich history and proud tradition and look forward to showcasing the accomplishments of our students, current and former.  To that end, we’d like to introduce you to Mysti Rolenc, author of the Kaitty Lorenz series.  Ms. Rolenc has authored […]

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