The Joy of Teaching – An Evan-Moor Blog

Sharing creative ideas and lessons to help children learn

January 22, 2016
by Evan-Moor

7 Fabulous Ways That TeacherFileBox Can Elevate Your Homeschooling

  Quality Lessons and Activities – Nothing beats quality, and Evan-Moor’s standard for quality lessons is like no one else. To me, a quality activity gets kids interested in meaningful learning, rather than boring worksheets that squash kids’ natural curiosity. … 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