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

children dancing around a heart for valentine's day

January 22, 2015
by Evan-Moor
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Valentine’s Day STEAM Activities for the Classroom

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. Click the links below to get your free Valentine’s … Continue reading

January 16, 2015
by Evan-Moor

7 Tips for Reorganizing your Homeschool in the New Year

January is a great time to reflect, regroup, and reorganize your homeschool curriculum. Here are 7 tips to consider to get reorganized in ways that will benefit you all year long. Reflect and set priorities – Take 5 minutes to … Continue reading

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

Celebrate the 100th day of school with meaningful and fun math activities. These interactive math activities will get students out of their desks and build positive math experiences for every type of student. I had the opportunity to attend the … Continue reading