Category Archive: Team Cloverleaf

Nov 16

The Value in Volunteering

Volunteering, whether it’s in a local event or on an international scale, takes time and energy and can be hard work. However, it may also be one of life’s greatest lessons. Volunteering can teach children values such as empathy, responsibility, citizenship and caring, just to name a few. It can be difficult to raise selfless …

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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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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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