The Joy of Teaching – An Evan-Moor Blog

Sharing creative ideas and lessons to help children learn

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

Phonics symbols with a little girl and boy.

August 31, 2017
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Homeschool Curriculum Guide for Phonics

Click here to download Evan-Moor’s Phonics Homeschool Curriculum Guide.  Teaching letter sounds is an important part of reading, but sometimes it is a challenge to cover ALL letter sounds and phonics rules. Evan-Moor has several resources to teach phonics in … Continue reading

Child's head thinking hard about puzzles.

August 17, 2017
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Critical and Creative Thinking Homeschool Curriculum Guide

Click here to download Evan-Moor’s Critical and Creative Thinking Homeschool Curriculum Guide. Critical and creative thinking skills are fabulous tools that kids can use to apply the skills they have learned. If you are looking for resources for your kids … 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

May 23, 2017
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Finding Safe Apps: A Great Drawing and Writing Educational App for Young Kids!

One of my friends this week got a new iPhone. She was excited that she finally had room for Target’s Cartwheel app. But, her next comment to me was that her kids want her to install some apps for them. … Continue reading

May 15, 2017
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Creative Writing Prompts for the End of the Year

Summer is just around the corner, and everyone is antsy…including you. Freshen up your weekly writing routine and keep students engaged with some creative writing topics. There are a range of skills practiced in these prompts, such as: letter writing, … Continue reading