The Joy of Teaching – An Evan-Moor Blog

Sharing creative ideas and lessons to help children learn

January 28, 2015
by Evan-Moor

Is it COOL to Homeschool?

Many parents are choosing homeschooling, and the number is growing. According to the National Center for Educational Statistics, approximately 3% of school-aged children are homeschooled, which is over 1.5 million kids. According to, the growth rate from 2012 to … Continue reading

January 22, 2015
by Evan-Moor
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Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Heart Art and Sweet Activities!

With so many ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your students, where do you begin? Let us help with a collection of heart-inspired activities covering art, science, math, writing, and reading activities. Plus, see below for a free Theme Pockets: Valentine’s … Continue reading

January 13, 2015
by Evan-Moor
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Celebrate Math and the 100th Day of School!

Last November, I had the opportunity to attend the NCTM conference in Houston. It was inspiring to meet educators from all around the country. Despite the geographical, curricular, and state-adopted-standards differences, it was easy to see that a common goal … Continue reading