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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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Parents are Natural Teachers: Why Every Parent Needs to Get Involved in their Child’s Learning

Every parent has anxiety about their child’s education. From the earliest days after they are born, to the moment they leave for college, what our children need to learn and how well they are learning, dominate our thinking as parents. We do not often think about it, but the knowledge we pass on to our children is […]

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De-Schooling the Homeschooling Parent

In our previous blog post, De-Schooling the Homeschooling Child, we told you about the importance of de-schooling your child before starting your Calvert curriculum. In this post, we’d like to continue on that topic by sharing tips to help de-school the parent. What is de-schooling the parent? When thinking about schooling and education, many parents […]

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De-Schooling the Homeschooling Child

If you’re thinking about switching to homeschooling, now is a great time! Many families pull their children out of unsuccessful school environments over the winter break. This gives the family time to get used to the idea of learning at home and to adjust to the homeschooling routine. The winter break is also a great […]

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Preparing for the Homeschool Year – The Secret to Success

Henry Ford once said, “Before everything else, getting ready is the secret to success.”  This wisdom holds true for home schooling as well.  Use the following tips to help you get ready for a successful homeschool year. Organization Create a school room that contains all the necessary materials for your student.  If there are multiple […]

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