Empowering Independent Thinkers and Learners

Today, it’s more important than ever for students to become independent thinkers and self-directed learners. In tomorrow’s workplace, they’ll be expected to learn-on-the-go in order to solve problems we can only imagine today. To help them meet those future challenges, we’ve redesigned our curriculum—giving students progressively more responsibility for their learning as they advance through […]

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Developing Creative Problem-Solving Skills

It’s no secret. Children are natural, creative problem-solvers. From solving puzzles today to dismantling your computer tomorrow, it’s how they learn about the world around them – and have fun! Yet 90% of educators surveyed in a recent multi-national study say schools don’t do enough to integrate creative problem-solving into curricula. And employers routinely complain […]

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Calvert Excellence: Re‑imagined for the Digital Age

Technology is transforming the world we live in, presenting opportunities to learn in ways previously unimaginable. At Calvert, we’re harnessing that technology to make our internationally-renowned curriculum more relevant and engaging than ever before. It’s Calvert reimagined for the Digital Age.     Creating a Multi‑Dimensional Experience — Online and Offline In creating this new […]

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Your Homeschool Year In Review: Reflect on the year with our helpful list

Dear Calvert Families – As the days of December slowly slip by and we approach the start of a new calendar year, it’s a good idea for homeschool families to set aside some time for reflection. What were your accomplishments over the past few months? Where do you need to make improvements? Are your children […]

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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 homeschooling as well. Use the following tips to help you get ready for a successful homeschool year. Get Organized Create a school room that contains all the necessary materials for your student. If there are multiple children, it […]

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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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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 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 think […]

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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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