The Joy of Teaching – An Evan-Moor Blog

Sharing creative ideas and lessons to help children learn

January 20, 2017
by Evan-Moor
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3 Simple Steps to Create a Unit on Antarctica: Grades 4–6

Take your students on an exciting journey to the remote continent of Antarctica and uncover its mysterious past and uncertain future. With its dramatic topography and fascinating wildlife, this study unit has something for every student. Step 1: Exploration Although … Continue reading

February 9, 2016
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Healthy-Heart Science Activities

February is American Heart Month! As a parent or teacher, how do you help children learn about a heart-healthy lifestyle? Begin with activities that help children understand how their heart works and share healthful habits. Here are a few ideas: … Continue reading