Category Archive: From the Teachers

Oct 04

The Importance of Reading Aloud to Older Children

Many of you have read, agreed with, and followed the research that says reading aloud to young children is extremely beneficial to their development as readers. But did you know that the benefits grow with your children, and even apply to tweens and teenagers? Statistically, only about 17% of children between the ages of 9-11 …

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Dec 10

The Power of Mindset

Everyone has probably heard the myth that you only use 10% of your brain. Of course, this isn’t true; we use even the smallest parts of our brains for very important functions. We need our whole brain, and at Cloverleaf we often refer to keeping our “brain in the group” in order to learn. Without …

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Oct 06

Building Community through Morning Meeting

Morning Meeting is an integral part of many classrooms, bringing students together to build a sense of community and start the day off on a positive note.  At Cloverleaf, Morning Meeting has an even deeper and more significant meaning for our teachers and students.  Not only are students engaging in academic learning, such as what …

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