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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? […]


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 […]


31 October 2014 ~ 0 Comments

What’s Cookin’? Calvert’s Chili Cook-Off!

The folks here at Calvert had a wonderful time at our recent Chili Cook-Off!   We got a chance to spend some time with our co-workers and taste some yummy chili.  What a great way to spend a fall afternoon!  Everyone wins too…because our winner shared her recipe with us!   Gisselle’s Award-Winning Chili Recipe […]


16 October 2014 ~ 0 Comments

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 […]


15 October 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Language Tools for Working With Dyslexic Children

Everyone learns differently. What works for one child may not produce the same results for the next. There are, however, several language tools and techniques that parents can try at home when working with their dyslexic children, whether they are homeschooling full-time or just working with them after school. Most of them can be used […]