The Joy of Teaching – An Evan-Moor Blog

Sharing creative ideas and lessons to help children learn

August 10, 2017
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Back-to-School Checklist: 10 Classroom Must Do’s to Start Off the School Year

Those lazy days of summer are over, and it’s time to head back to the classroom. Here is a checklist to help you remember important first month of school details. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or just starting your teaching … Continue reading

July 30, 2015
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The All-Important First Day of School: A Back-to-School Guide and Free Printables

This excerpt from the book, How to Plan Your School Year, may reduce the first-day-of-school jitters and help you establish routines and rules that work for the entire school year. Get the free printables for classroom rules and team-building ice … Continue reading

July 20, 2015
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Advice for New Teachers: 5 Ways to Prepare for the School Year

If you’re a first-time teacher, I have a few tips to help you get ready for the first day of school: Pre-assess: Assessment drives instruction. Figure out how you will pre-assess your students. Find out if the district has a … Continue reading