The Joy of Teaching – An Evan-Moor Blog

Sharing creative ideas and lessons to help children learn

July 30, 2015
by Evan-Moor
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The All-Important First Day of School

This excerpt from the book, How to Plan Your School Year, may reduce the first-day-of-school jitters and help you establish routines and rules that work for the entire school year. Make the first day of school one that students will … Continue reading

July 20, 2015
by Evan-Moor
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Advice for New Teachers: 5 Ways to Prepare for the School Year

If you’re a first-time teacher, I have a few tips to help you get ready for the first day of school: Pre-assess: Assessment drives instruction. Figure out how you will pre-assess your students. Find out if the district has a … Continue reading