The Joy of Teaching – An Evan-Moor Blog

Sharing creative ideas and lessons to help children learn

Little girl doing art. Painting with fingers.

September 11, 2017
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Art Homeschool Curriculum Guide

Teaching art in homeschooling is such a joy. As homeschoolers, we have the luxury of spending several hours at a time on artwork. In the past, we have focused on one artist and one craft project a month. It seems … Continue reading

Homeschool mom and daughter reading together.

September 11, 2017
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Language Arts: Vocabulary Homeschool Curriculum Guide

Click here to download Evan-Moor’s Vocabulary Homeschool Curriculum Guide. When my daughter was about 3 years old, she wanted to know “big words.” I got a kick out of teaching her words like “foreshadowing” or “nemesis” when we would discuss … Continue reading

Little girl doing science experiement at home with protection glasses.

September 11, 2017
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Science Homeschool Curriculum Guide

Click here to download Evan-Moor’s Science Homeschool Curriculum Guide Learning about science can be a natural extension of a child’s curiosity about the world. Evan-Moor has several resources that use that natural curiosity to teach children science concepts. Each of … Continue reading

Homeschool curriculum guides and a little boy reading

August 1, 2017
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Homeschool Curriculum Resources and Guides

Build your homeschool curriculum with Evan-Moor! Download these quick guides for a comprehensive instructional approach across subjects, as well as homeschooling tips and ideas to save you time and money. See how to simplify your homeschool curriculum with an easy … Continue reading

July 25, 2017
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Homeschool Curriculum Guide for Reading Comprehension

Download your free printable homeschool reading comprehension curriculum guide here! We all want children to be successful readers, and teaching reading comprehension is essential to their success. Reading comprehension is understanding more than the words on the page. It is … Continue reading

July 18, 2017
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How to Build a Homeschool Writing Curriculum

Download your free printable homeschool writing curriculum guide here! The goal of any successful writing program is for the student to express his or her thoughts in written form. It sounds easy enough, but where do you start? Warm up … Continue reading

June 8, 2017
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3 Tips for Summer Homeschool Success

Who wants to keep their kids learning this summer, but still have time for summer fun? Let’s put together a simple plan for summer homeschooling success! Tip #1: Start with “wake-up work” “Wake up” the brain when it is time … Continue reading

May 11, 2017
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Homeschooling Overseas: How I Built My Curriculum

Ten years ago, I began homeschooling my daughter by accident. She is now a beautiful, clever, imperfect, and soulful human being, and I am proud to have her as a citizen of our beautiful planet. I began homeschooling my daughter … Continue reading

January 20, 2017
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3 Simple Activities to Increase Your Child’s Vocabulary

Reading Aloud Reading aloud to your child is one of the simplest ways to help expand his or her vocabulary. Authors include word choices that aren’t used in everyday conversations. When children read alone, they are often left on their … Continue reading