The Joy of Teaching – An Evan-Moor Blog

Sharing creative ideas and lessons to help children learn

May 19, 2016
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10 Ways to Avoid the Summer Brain Drain

As a parent of three children, I’ve been met with groans at the suggestion of schoolwork during the summer. However, learning can be “disguised” as summer fun, and basic skill practice can be presented in spaced practice over summer days. … Continue reading

March 10, 2015
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Easy school fundraising ideas—and no door-to-door sales involved!

Wouldn’t it be great to raise money for your child’s school while making everyday purchases? Here are a few easy and effective fundraising ideas, plus resources for other fun and simple moneymakers for schools and nonprofits. Dine out nights: Raise … Continue reading

April 11, 2014
by Evan-Moor
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10 Tips for Avoiding the Summer Brain Drain

Summer vacation is fast approaching. How do you balance summer fun with enrichment for your children? This blog presents some ideas on keeping learning alive over the summer months. Let’s start with the facts on summer learning loss: All young … Continue reading