Calvert Education Homeschooling Blog

Welcome to the Calvert Education Blog. Written by homeschooling parents, professional educators, and Calvert team members, the Calvert Blog was designed to give you updates on Calvert Education, tips and tricks for educating your students, and more!

14 April 2014 ~ 7 Comments

Essential Calvert High School Design Elements Blog Conversations

Second in a Series: Learn, Use, Teach Calvert’s new High School is deliberately designed around an inquiry-based approach that we call Learn, Use, Teach,  expanding learning beyond a computer screen’s four corners.  We believe that this active approach to on-line learning is critical to students’ success and leads to real learning that is not possible [...]

11 April 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Ten Reasons to Homeschool – The Lighter Side

There are many reasons families make the decision to homeschool.  Each of those reasons is just right for your family.  We also know that every family has their own unique set of reasons that make that decision right for them.  We’ve come up with a quick list with some of the lighter reasons that maybe [...]

09 April 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Your Child Can Be a Calvert Star!

Who doesn’t love to brag on their child?  You’re proud of their accomplishments big and small.  We at Calvert Education want to share in your joy!  We’ll be starting a new video series “Calvert Stars” and we want to feature YOUR CHILD! Is your student an excellent writer?  Does he excel at art?  Do you [...]

08 April 2014 ~ 0 Comments

But I’m Not a High School Teacher!

A leak from an oil rig is creating a circular oil slick. Its area increases at a constant rate of 10000 m2/hour. After 4 hours what is the rate at which the radius is increasing with respect to time? Using Boethius, Dante, Jean de Meun, Julian of Norwich, and Andreas Capellanus, formulate a comprehensive medieval [...]

03 April 2014 ~ 2 Comments

Strategies For Educating Children With ADD/ADHD

Children with ADD/ADHD (hereafter referred to as ADHD) are creative, energetic, imaginative, and resourceful people. They have a wonderful spirit. You wouldn’t trade your child’s personality for the world. But sometimes, there’s school work to be done. Sometimes, you really need your child to sit still. Sometimes you really just want a few minutes of [...]