ASD at Home - ASD Virtual Program

  • Calvert Learning Training

    Carol Boatman, Director of Learning Innovation, discusses the ASD at Home Virtual Program.

    The ASD Virtual Program is a new fully online homeschool choice for students and families. This program maintains a connection to neighborhood/choice schools while learning from home. 


    The ASD Virtual Program: 

      • Engages students with a variety of activities for learning 

      • Provides a consistent and reliable plan for students and families

      • Offers courses aligned to learning standards (different curricula than in-school program)

        • Grades K-5 use Calvert Learning and ExactPath

          • K-5 virtual teachers will provide a daily lesson for ELA and Math using the learning guide to facilitate lessons 
            • As part of the daily lesson, K-2 teachers will provide explicit skill instruction which are recorded and accessible at any time through Clever
          • The daily instruction will be at a set time each day for ELA and Math 
          • K-5 virtual teachers will have set office hours for families to ask questions, problem solve and get additional support
        • Grades 6-12 use APEX Learning and/or eDynamic Learning
          • Students are engaged in independent, self-paced learning
          • Teachers will provide set office hours whereby teachers answer questions, provide instruction, provide individual support on an as needed basis; in addition, teachers will provide a weekly live session to build relationships and have instructional dialogue
      • Ensures secondary courses meet graduation requirements 
      • Ensures secondary core courses meet NCAA requirements for student athletes

        • Some test are proctored to follow NCAA guidelines
        • Families should discuss course selection with their guidance counselor to confirm which courses meet NCAA requirements
    • Supports parents/guardians in their role as the primary guide for their student’s learning 


    Flyer The virtual program is connected to a student’s neighborhood/choice school. Families will continue to: 

    • Receive school communications 

    • Have opportunities to participate in activities, clubs, and athletics 

    • Have access to collaborative support between the virtual teacher and school staff 

    • Have access to academic planning and graduation support 


    Families can choose the virtual program through their neighborhood or choice school.

     

    ASD Virtual Resources

     

    To enroll in ASD at Home Virtual Program, please contact your neighborhood school/school of choice.

     

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ASD at Home: Virtual Elementary FAQs

  • How will students and parents access their courses?

  • What makes it new?

  • Why would I want to enroll in the program?

  • Who is teaching the program?

  • What does learning look like in the program?

  • What courses are being offered?

  • If I want to take a single virtual course with my traditional course load, how do I do that?

  • I want to change a virtual course, how do I do that?

  • What support will my student have to be successful?

  • Will students in the ASD at Home Virtual Program earn grades?

  • Will each student receive a device?

  • How can my child with an IEP or 504 plan participate in ASD Virtual?

  • Will ASD at Home Virtual Program be synchronous or asynchronous?

  • If I enroll in the ASD Virtual program, will the virtual teacher be a teacher from my school?

  • Can my ASD at Home Virtual Program student go back to the classroom if our family feels comfortable?

  • My student is at a charter school or alternative school. If I decide to attend school 100% online through the new ASD at Home Virtual Program, do I lose my place at that school?

  • If we choose ASD Virtual Program, how will families obtain materials from Calvert?

ASD at Home: Virtual Secondary FAQs

  • How will students access their courses?

  • What makes it new?

  • Why would I want to enroll in the program?

  • Who is teaching the program?

  • What does learning look like in the program?

  • What courses are being offered?

  • If I want to take a single virtual course with my traditional course load, how do I do that?

  • I want to change a virtual course, how do I do that?

  • What support will my student have to be successful?

  • Will students in the ASD at Home Virtual Program earn grades?

  • Will each student receive a device?

  • How can my child with an IEP or 504 plan participate in ASD Virtual?

  • Will ASD at Home Virtual Program be synchronous or asynchronous?

  • If I enroll in the ASD Virtual program, will the virtual teacher be a teacher from my school?

  • Can my ASD at Home Virtual Program student go back to the classroom if our family feels comfortable?

  • My student is at a charter school or alternative school. If I decide to attend school 100% online through the new ASD at Home Virtual Program, do I lose my place at that school?



Additional Questions?

We have retired the Google Form process to get faster responses to families with questions through the Help Center or through their neighborhood/choice school.

Last Modified on January 29, 2021