The Joy of Teaching – An Evan-Moor Blog

Sharing creative ideas and lessons to help children learn

September 24, 2015
by Evan-Moor

Estimation Station Ideas

Do you use an estimation station in your weekly learning opportunities? I have to say that this is one of the most fun things for my children. Each Monday our estimation station showcases a container filled with something related to … Continue reading

April 10, 2015
by Evan-Moor

Should Homeschoolers Care about Common Core?

Say the words, “Common Core State Standards,” and be prepared to have people choosing sides. The Common Core State Standards have been in the news and sparking controversy for quite a while. As a teacher, I have seen many educational … Continue reading

January 28, 2015
by Evan-Moor

Is it COOL to Homeschool?

Many parents are choosing homeschooling, and the number is growing. According to the National Center for Educational Statistics, approximately 3% of school-aged children are homeschooled, which is over 1.5 million kids. According to, the growth rate from 2012 to … Continue reading