Category Archive: Curriculum

Oct 11

Top 5 ‘Hacks’ for making worksheets actually work

Let’s face it. Worksheets and deep learning experiences aren’t exactly synonymous.  One of the major critiques of worksheets is they become busy work: rote, meaningless, disconnected, and lacking creativity. When overused, they serve more as babysitters than learning tools and suck the life out of a classroom.  Now, before you grab your worksheet stack and …

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May 26

Cloverleaf students are EMPOWERED!

At Cloverleaf, “student-centered” is much more than just a buzz word.  It is a deeply held value we strive to live out in our educational practices.  Cloverleaf students of all ages take a leading role in their education– they exercise choice and voice, practice goal-setting and reflection, and present their work proudly at student-led conferences …

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Apr 22

Teacher Talk: Integrating Content Areas

At Cloverleaf, the teachers pride themselves on creating effective, in-depth lesson plans that are both student-driven and standards based. In order to create an environment where each individual student can access such a high standard of education, teachers meet months in advance and spend weeks preparing plans for the lessons they will teach. They work …

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