The Joy of Teaching – An Evan-Moor Blog

Sharing creative ideas and lessons to help children learn

December 8, 2015
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Classroom Organization 101

When parents come into my classroom, one of the comments that I often hear is, “You’re so organized!” And yep, I can’t help it; I just am. If you are not naturally organized like me but want to be, this … Continue reading

December 2, 2015
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How to Teach Inference with Picture Prompts

Making inferences is a higher-order thinking skill used across the curriculum, but to some, it may seem like an abstract skill to teach. Here’s a simple strategy to help students learn to make logical inferences based on clues that they … Continue reading

December 1, 2015
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Festive Fingerprint Art Cards for Holiday Gifts

With a few simple art supplies, your students or children can create beautiful, custom-made holiday cards using their fingers to stamp or print a design. For the finishing touches, use markers, a pencil eraser dipped in paint, and ribbon or … Continue reading