The Joy of Teaching – An Evan-Moor Blog

Sharing creative ideas and lessons to help children learn

October 12, 2017
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Daily Science Warm-ups for Inquiry-Based Learning

Teach your students to become critical thinkers and researchers with inquiry-based learning science lessons. Daily science warm-ups based on this model also activate students’ interest in a topic, which contributes to learning. The benefits of inquiry-based learning Inquiry-based learning is … Continue reading

Halloween pumpkin filled with candy

October 12, 2017
by Evan-Moor
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Halloween Math Center Activity: Candy Counting

Combine your Halloween and math lessons with this hands-on candy counting lesson. Perfect for developing students’ critical thinking skills, this Halloween activity offers practice with data collection, graphing, and algebraic thinking. Try this candy math activity for classroom centers or … Continue reading

Teacher playing phonics and word games with students.

October 3, 2017
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Fun Phonics Activities and Games

Teach your students to read with phonics worksheets, activities, and games. Build strong reading foundations in kinder, first grade, and second grade students. Phonics instruction plays a key role in teaching students to understand the sounds of letters and that … Continue reading