The Joy of Teaching – An Evan-Moor Blog

Sharing creative ideas and lessons to help children learn

Halloween pumpkins and jack-o-lanterns

September 20, 2017
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Halloween Lessons and Activities for the Classroom

October is a wonderful time to incorporate Halloween lessons and activities. Check out these free Halloween reading, language, and science lessons to create the perfect Halloween project for your classroom. Easy Hanging Spider Craft for Halloween These dangling spiders from … Continue reading

September 14, 2017
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DIY Pocket Protector Whiteboards

Whiteboards are an essential component of any classroom or homeschool. They offer a variety of methods and modalities for teaching, practicing, and assessing skills without using reams of paper. Whiteboards in the classroom are also highly regarded by students of … Continue reading

Little girl doing art. Painting with fingers.

September 11, 2017
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Art Homeschool Curriculum Guide

Teaching art in homeschooling is such a joy. As homeschoolers, we have the luxury of spending several hours at a time on artwork. In the past, we have focused on one artist and one craft project a month. It seems … Continue reading

Homeschool mom and daughter reading together.

September 11, 2017
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Language Arts: Vocabulary Homeschool Curriculum Guide

Click here to download Evan-Moor’s Vocabulary Homeschool Curriculum Guide. When my daughter was about 3 years old, she wanted to know “big words.” I got a kick out of teaching her words like “foreshadowing” or “nemesis” when we would discuss … Continue reading

Little boy writing at a table.

September 11, 2017
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Language Arts: Grammar & Punctuation Homeschool Curriculum Guide

Click here to download Evan-Moor’s Grammar and Punctuation Homeschool Curriculum Guide. Most homeschoolers are looking for ways to make learning grammar and punctuation interesting for kids. Evan-Moor has found a way to make teaching grammar fun and focused in your … Continue reading

Little girl with glasses smiling at the alphabet and spelling words.

September 11, 2017
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Homeschool Curriculum Guide for Spelling

Many homeschooling families look for effective spelling curriculum options, and Evan-Moor has great options for spelling. These titles can be used for reviewing, teaching, practicing, or extending spelling skills. This gives homeschoolers a lot of freedom to adjust to what … Continue reading

Little girl doing science experiement at home with protection glasses.

September 11, 2017
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Science Homeschool Curriculum Guide

Click here to download Evan-Moor’s Science Homeschool Curriculum Guide Learning about science can be a natural extension of a child’s curiosity about the world. Evan-Moor has several resources that use that natural curiosity to teach children science concepts. Each of … Continue reading