The Joy of Teaching – An Evan-Moor Blog

Sharing creative ideas and lessons to help children learn

May 19, 2016
by Evan-Moor
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10 Ways to Avoid the Summer Brain Drain

As a parent of three children, I’ve been met with groans at the suggestion of schoolwork during the summer. However, learning can be “disguised” as summer fun, and basic skill practice can be presented in spaced practice over summer days. … Continue reading

June 2, 2015
by Evan-Moor
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How to Prepare a Schedule for Homeschooling in the Summer

As soon as we can start going to the pool, our family switches gears into summer mode. It is easy to let school slide in the summer, but we maintain our priorities of learning and staying on a schedule. Our … Continue reading

April 11, 2014
by Evan-Moor
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10 Tips for Avoiding the Summer Brain Drain

Summer vacation is fast approaching. How do you balance summer fun with enrichment for your children? This blog presents some ideas on keeping learning alive over the summer months. Let’s start with the facts on summer learning loss: All young … Continue reading