Category Archive: Social Skills

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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Oct 07

Do Worksheets Work?

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Do Worksheets Work? Way back in 1985, a study estimated that elementary school children completed about 1,000 worksheets per year. And guess what? Although mainstream educational research has repeatedly demonstrated that worksheets are an extremely limited and often ineffectual tool, things haven’t really changed much. In a recent study, one observer counted 500 worksheets in a …

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Nov 30

Book Review “Snippets”–A Sampler of Some of our Favorite Books!

Looking for some educational gift ideas for your favorite kids? Here are some snippets of some of our favorite books for you to check out this year! Do you have any favorites that should be added or shared? Please let us know in the comment section at the bottom of our blog! At The Cloverleaf …

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