Category Archive: Team Cloverleaf

Dec 31

New Year’s Eve: A glimpse at student self-reflections

As we are all spending some time self-reflecting on 2014, we thought this might be an opportune time to share how we help our students develop into self-reflective learners at Cloverleaf. Scroll down to see the many ways our students are reflecting throughout the year.

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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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Sep 30

Why We Love To Play

Why We Love To Play  It’s no secret that in recent years, Americans have become increasingly sedentary. And though the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that kids engage in no less than 60 minutes of physical activity a day, and First Lady Michelle Obama has launched a full-out campaign to combat childhood obesity through education …

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