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Special Needs Students – The Advantages of Homeschooling

While every child is special and has specific needs, some students learn differently than others. Students with special needs may have learning delays or behavior challenges, or they may work on a level that is different from their peers. At Calvert, we understand the challenges facing students with dyslexia, dysgraphia, ADD, ADHD, Autism, learning difficulties, […]

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Top 5 Reasons Why Parents Homeschool Their Kids

1st Grade Calvert - Homeschool Student

Homeschooling has been on the rise in the United States over the last ten years. According to the U.S. government and education researchers, the number of students being homeschooled has doubled in the last decade. Overall, if current national growth in homeschooling continues, and some expect it to accelerate, the number of students being homeschooled […]

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Special Needs Homeschooling: Signs of Dyslexia

Is your child struggling to read, spell, or write? Is he or she having trouble with math as well? Such struggles could be early indicators that your child is suffering from dyslexia, one of the most common learning disorders in children. Although this learning disability is often misunderstood- kids are perceived as ‘lazy’ or ‘slow’-research […]

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Special Needs Homeschool: Homeschooling a Child With Learning Disabilities

Homeschooling a child – let alone one with special needs – can be challenging, to say the least. Many parents aren’t sure where to start or how to effectively teach their child. Yet, numerous children with learning disabilities are successfully taught at home. In fact, these children generally perform better when learning from home rather than in […]

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Math for Homeschoolers With Special Needs

Math can be a challenge for children with special needs, leaving many homeschooling parents-not to mention kids-feeling overwhelmed. However, there are many math games and activities that can make learning math concepts easier and more enjoyable. Using a variety of games, especially those that are hands-on, can help children with learning disabilities retain more of […]

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