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09 January 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Reflecting, Assessing, and Modifying Academic Goals

Whether you are a seasoned home school pro or new to the home school community, you likely keep some academic goals in mind for your students. Some may address hurdling an academic obstacle while others look toward achieving an academic milestone. Those seasoned families know to tweak along the way to suit their student(s) and […]

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08 January 2015 ~ 0 Comments

The Scientific Method: Not Just for Science

  Teaching Critical Thinking through the Scientific Method The National Commission on Excellence in Education reported in 1983 that “Many 17-year-olds do not possess the ‘higher-order’ intellectual skills we should expect of them. Nearly 40 percent cannot draw inferences from written material; only one-fifth can write a persuasive essay; and only one-third can solve a […]

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22 December 2014 ~ 0 Comments

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 of the most recent with you. Madison Muhammed, a […]

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12 December 2014 ~ 0 Comments

The Twelve Days of Homeschooling

On the first day of homeschooling, the mailman said to me:  How will they cope socially? On the second day of homeschooling, the cashier said to me: I don’t know how you do it. How will they cope socially? On the third day of homeschooling, the dentist said to me: Do they have any friends? […]

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09 December 2014 ~ 0 Comments

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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