The Joy of Teaching – An Evan-Moor Blog

Sharing creative ideas and lessons to help children learn

November 4, 2015
by Evan-Moor

Time-Saving Tips for Teachers and Homeschoolers

Do you like saving time? Most of us do! In today’s post, I wanted to share 7 time-saving tips that have made a huge difference in the quality of my children’s learning and in my teaching. 1) Know your intention. … 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

January 16, 2015
by Evan-Moor

7 Tips for Reorganizing your Homeschool in the New Year

January is a great time to reflect, regroup, and reorganize your homeschool curriculum. Here are 7 tips to consider to get reorganized in ways that will benefit you all year long. Reflect and set priorities – Take 5 minutes to … Continue reading