Begin your Academic Journey with
the Best in Home Schooling
Preparing your Pre-Kindergarten through Eighth Grade Student to succeed in
today's academic environment and tomorrow's workplace is made easy for you with
Calvert's time-tested materials, step-by-step instructions, engaging online
activities, and professional support.
For over a century, Calvert School has stood for
the best in home schooling. Families looking for the most flexibility in their
home school program, top-quality academic materials, and full support when they
need it, choose the Calvert program.
The Best Home School Curriculum
You, as a home schooling parent, seek the finest education for your children.
Calvert's team of curriculum specialists, all former classroom teachers, is an
extension of your personal search to find the best instructional materials for
your student. We research textbook offerings from major educational publishers
and find material that is most effective for home school students and home
teachers. If we do not find published material that meets our high standards, we
develop our own.
Outstanding Support and Flexibility
Calvert's professional support team is ready to help you embark on a successful
learning adventure with your child! From your first contact, through enrollment,
and during the course of your Calvert program you have live access to Calvert
Education Counselors, experts in the Calvert
curriculum and student development, Placement Counselors, Technical Support, and
Client Services. You can contact Calvert's support team by phone (888-487-4652),
Live Chat, or
Tailoring options, such as
flexible placement in math, different
instructional support options, and various instructional focus alternatives,
help to customize your Calvert experience.
Confident You Get the Tools You Need
We understand your time is valuable, so we include everything you need for a
full year of instruction in the Calvert box and deliver it to your door.
Every Calvert course includes the Calvert
Lesson Manual an easy-to-use, daily lesson
plan that provides a detailed outline including objectives, a list of materials,
step-by-step instructions, and a summary of assignments. Our integrated and
proven curriculum is enhanced with engaging online activities to further
strengthen skills taught and incorporates elements of age-appropriate, 21st
century instruction in every grade level.
Online Home School Resources, Engaging
The printed materials included in a Calvert course are just the beginning. All
Calvert students are also given a full online companion, My
Calvert, which enhances their offline
academic experience. Through their personalized My Calvert portal students
access customized online resources including age-appropriate enrichment
activities, Calvert i-Library,
a comprehensive research library including access to an online version of
Encyclopedia Britannica®, Computer Skills and Applications lessons, and much
Get Started with Proper Placement
Prior to enrollment, have your student take Calvert's free, no-obligation
placement assessment to help you decide the most appropriate grade level for
your child's instruction. You can download the placement tools from Calvert's
Placement Services Center. Choose the
Primary Assessment tools, self-guided evaluations, to determine grade readiness
for Pre-Kindergarten through Third Grade. For Fourth Grade through Eighth Grade
use the General Placement Test and submit it to us for evaluation by a Calvert
Placement Counselor, who will provide you with an appropriate Calvert course
recommendation, including a customized math placement.
Check Your Progress with the Calvert
Advisory Teaching Service
By enrolling your child in Calvert's optional Advisory Teaching Service, you
enhance your educational experience by receiving personal, constructive, and
encouraging feedback for your child from a Calvert Advisory Teacher. The
Advisory Teacher provides another supportive, instructional voice in your
child's education, as well as boosts your confidence as a Learning Guide and
helps you stay on track as you progress through your course.
Calvert Interactive, Live Instruction and 21st
Calvert Interactive is our premier online
learning program featuring live classes taught by a Calvert Online Instructor
for our Sixth through Eighth Grade students.
- At the start of the year, students
are assigned a designated education team including a Calvert Online
Instructor and a Calvert Advisory Teacher
- Students attend two live, interactive 60-minute classes per week with the
Calvert Online Instructor
- Enrollment in ATS Online is included
- Live classes cover math, grammar, reading, and composition
- Students participate in threaded online discussions, peer reviews, and
interactive group projects
Students access pre-recorded online lectures to cover science, history,
and geography (view
a demo lecture)
Calvert Interactive is available in both
Academic and Calvert Scholastic versions
of the Calvert curriculum
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