The Joy of Teaching – An Evan-Moor Blog

Sharing creative ideas and lessons to help children learn

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

September 21, 2016
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How Many Words Per Minute Should My Child Read? A Guide to Reading Fluency.

Teachers throw the word “fluency” into parent conferences, but what does it mean, and why is it important? Fluency leads to increased comprehension. And increased comprehension matters, because in grade 3, the shift goes from learning to read to reading … Continue reading