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Children’s Use of Media in K–8 Virtual Learning
The evidence-based recommendations of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) address school-age children’s use of media over a child’s entire day and the entire range of broadcast and social media. It is important for all virtual school curriculum companies to be aware of these recommendations and apply them to their decisions on how (and how much) children’s media use should be included in[…]
New National Standards for Quality Online Programs and Calvert’s Role
Calvert was pleased to participate in the process of updating the National Standards for Quality (NSQ) for online and blended learning led by was Quality Matters (QM) and Virtual Learning Leadership Alliance (VLLA). In a world filled with so many online content options and teaching modalities, it’s critical that standards for online learning and teaching stay current […]
New Research on the Efficacy of Calvert’s Curriculum
As part of Calvert’s commitment to student success, we engaged an independent research organization to assess student performance and engagement with Calvert’s 2018/19 curriculum across K-8 grade levels.
This analysis was based on initial data collected in the Fall of 2018 and conducted by LearnPlatform, a research organization[…]
Developing Creative Problem-Solving Skills
It’s no secret. Children are natural, creative problem-solvers. From solving puzzles today to dismantling your computer tomorrow, it’s how they learn about the world around them – and have fun! Yet 90% of educators surveyed in a recent multi-national study say schools don’t do enough to integrate creative problem-solving into curricula[…]
Empowering Independent Thinkers and Learners
Today, it’s more important than ever for students to become independent thinkers and self-directed learners. In tomorrow’s workplace, they’ll be expected to learn-on-the-go in order to solve problems we can only imagine today. To help them meet those future challenges, we’ve designed our curriculum—giving students progressively more responsibility for their learning as they[…]