The Joy of Teaching – An Evan-Moor Blog

Sharing creative ideas and lessons to help children learn

July 31, 2017
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Class Management Strategies: Early Finishers, Morning Work and Brain Breaks

Classroom teachers are transitioning students from one activity to the next throughout the school day. All of these minutes add up by the end of the year.   Make the most out of every classroom minute with these three strategies. They … Continue reading

July 25, 2017
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Homeschool Curriculum Guide for Reading Comprehension

Download your free printable homeschool reading comprehension curriculum guide here! We all want children to be successful readers, and teaching reading comprehension is essential to their success. Reading comprehension is understanding more than the words on the page. It is … Continue reading

July 24, 2017
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Meaningful and Manageable Morning Centers

  This post is intended for those of you who might be newer to teaching and could use just a few tips about morning routines and centers. We partnered with Evan-Moor to bring you this short video and our best … Continue reading

July 18, 2017
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How to Build a Homeschool Writing Curriculum

Download your free printable homeschool writing curriculum guide here! The goal of any successful writing program is for the student to express his or her thoughts in written form. It sounds easy enough, but where do you start? Warm up … Continue reading

July 17, 2017
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DIY Paper Bookmarks

These paper corner bookmarks are simple and easy to make in the classroom or at home – and perfect for a summer reading activity, icebreakers during the first week of school, or a fun classroom activity break. All you need … Continue reading

July 11, 2017
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Building a Homeschool Math Curriculum

At the end of this post, you will find a link to our homeschool math curriculum guide for you to download and print. Building a homeschool curriculum for math can be quick and easy with Evan-Moor, so let’s explore some … Continue reading

July 5, 2017
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Different Children = Different Learners

Differentiated learning is a phrase that classroom teachers use to describe how they modify their teaching to accommodate students’ learning needs. In homeschooling, we all modify our curriculum and lessons daily to fit our children’s learning styles. As a homeschooler, … Continue reading