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23 April 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Calvert High School Educators Accepted to Verizon Mobile Learning Academy

Congratulations to Calvert Education’s Executive Director, Marilyn Myers, PhD., and Calvert High School teachers Julie Radachy, Kai Thompson, Shae Ferst, and Tom O’Bryan for being accepted into the Verizon Mobile Learning Academy. The Verizon Mobile Learning Academy program, in conjunction with The International Society for Technology in Education, is a rigorous 10-week course designed to […]

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02 April 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Exasperation is NOT the Best Instructor

Have you ever been trying to reach a goal with a child and finally, in exasperation, set a deadline that came back to bite you?  One of our favorite family stories centered around the art of teaching writing and setting a deadline for task completion. Any parent worth their salt has said to their kid […]

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01 April 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Strong Bodies Support Learning: Research Shows That Exercising the Body Improves Academic Performance

As if choosing and implementing an academic curriculum for your children was not enough, research indicates that you should be organizing regular physical activity for them as well.  The results of a study by Charles Hillman, Associate Professor of Kinesiology and Neuroscience at the University of Illinois were published in the Journal of Sport and Exercise […]

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06 March 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Alternatives to MS Office

We know that there are times that you’re working on your Calvert Education schoolwork with your student and you’re guided to use Powerpoint, Excel or another Office product.  We’re aware that not every family has access to the Microsoft Office suite of tools.  We want to provide you with a list of free (or low […]

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04 March 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Creative Homeschool Teaching Strategies

As a Learning Guide, you may have heard your child question the importance of diagramming or insist that a particular story is so boring, he can’t read it. Whether the “problem” subject is grammar, math, history, or science, incorporating creative teaching techniques will not only motivate your child to want to learn more but he […]

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