The Joy of Teaching – An Evan-Moor Blog

Sharing creative ideas and lessons to help children learn

February 14, 2017
by Evan-Moor
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Presidents’ Day Activities for Grades PreK–2

Presidents’ Day is the perfect holiday to salute some of the great men who have served our country. Here are some fun activities to introduce young students to the importance of the presidency. Coin Sort (PreK–1) Students separate pennies and … Continue reading

February 11, 2017
by Evan-Moor
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5 Last-Minute Valentine Gifts for Teachers

The gift of giving is inherent in young students. If you look on a teacher’s desk after recess or lunch, you will find treasures of wilted flowers, colorful rocks, and even on occasion, a prized ladybug. As a teacher and … Continue reading

November 22, 2016
by Evan-Moor
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Veteran Teachers: Help a New Teacher Today

We can all remember the very first day we started teaching. Those jittery memories are floating somewhere in the back of your mind. When I first started teaching, I worked in a low-income school with a class consisting mostly of … Continue reading