The Joy of Teaching – An Evan-Moor Blog

Sharing creative ideas and lessons to help children learn

March 24, 2016
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Homeschool Review of Skill Sharpeners Activity Books

One of the most common questions homeschoolers ask is, “How do I know if I am covering it ALL?” or “How can I be sure that I am doing enough?” Homeschoolers can easily get overwhelmed by trying to “teach it … Continue reading

March 22, 2016
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25 Spring Writing Prompts

Spring is here! I just love this time of year and the feeling I get when the weather is beautiful and the flowers are blooming! This is a great time to do some writing and I’ve put together a list … Continue reading

March 18, 2016
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Raising Healthy Eaters and National Nutrition Month

As parents and teachers, we know that food and nutrition contribute to a child’s energy and ability to concentrate and learn. If you need fresh ideas for family lunches or dinners, or want to incorporate nutrition topics in your lesson … Continue reading

March 8, 2016
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Math Activities for Pi Day

March 14 is known as Pi Day and it’s also the birthday of Albert Einstein. The Exploratorium in San Francisco, California, began Pi Day celebrations over 25 years ago that have now captured the attention of math enthusiasts, globally. The … Continue reading

March 4, 2016
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100 Report Card Comments that You Can Use Now

When teachers talk about the joys of teaching, I’m pretty sure they aren’t talking about report card writing. It may just rank right up there with indoor recess, yard duty, and staff meetings. But report cards don’t have to be … Continue reading