The Joy of Teaching – An Evan-Moor Blog

Sharing creative ideas and lessons to help children learn

August 27, 2014
by Evan-Moor

The Case for Keeping Handwriting Practice in Our Schools

Is handwriting here to stay? With our increased use of technology and day-to-day texting, typing, and tweeting, it’s no surprise that handwriting is suffering and may seem like a “lost art.” However, the scientific and psychological research supporting handwriting provides … Continue reading

August 21, 2014
by Evan-Moor

How to Tell If Your Child Needs Glasses

The American Optometric Association estimates that as much as “80% of the learning a child does occurs through his or her eyes.” Dr. Karen Taugher, a parent and optometrist, points out that children’s eyesight can seemingly change quickly and that … Continue reading