a review of evan-moor's the never bored kids book, learn with emily dot com

A Review of Evan-Moor’s The Never-Bored Kid Book, Ages 6-7

Do your kids ever complain about being bored? Mine do from time to time. It is nice to have something fun to fill the time when other activities and creative play just aren’t holding their interest. The Never-Bored Kid book is a great option for providing fun ways to fill the time, while also practicing […]

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a review of evan-moor's daily 6-trait writing, learn with emily dot com

A Review of Evan-Moor’s Daily 6-Trait Writing

My 4th grader is a reluctant writer. As we have worked through our homeschool curriculum choices for the 2018-2019 school year, I realized we needed something more to develop his writing skills. I wanted something that would break down specific 4th grade composition skills into manageable chunks. I was excited for the opportunity to try […]

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4 ways to adapt writing curricula for reluctant writers

4 Ways to Adapt Writing Curricula for Reluctant Writers

There are a lot of writing curriculum options to choose from, but even with the best writing curriculum, you may stumped with your reluctant writers. This article describes some adaptations I used with Evan-Moor’s 6-Trait writing series that I used with my 4th grader. These adaptations can be easily applied to any writing assignment or […]

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6 reasons to switch to evan-moor math, learn with emily dot com

6 Reasons to Switch to Evan-Moor Math Curriculum

Although I have been using Evan-Moor math products for more than 5 years as a supplement to my core math curriculum, the release of Evan-Moor’s Math Fundamentals has been a complete game changer for me. Evan-Moor’s Math Fundamentals combined with Evan-Moor’s Daily Math Practice work together as a complete math curriculum. I made the switch […]

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how to catch your child up to grade level math with evan-moor math curriculum, learn with emily dot com

How to Catch Your Child Up to Grade Level Math with Evan-Moor

If your child is behind in math, you may need a way to catch your child up to grade level. The pacing of Evan-Moor’s math curriculum is easily adjusted to accommodate a child’s learning needs. This article explains the process of using Evan-Moor math to catch your child up to grade level and includes recommendations […]

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How to use Evan-Moor math as a complete math curriculum

How to Use Evan-Moor Math as a Complete Math Curriculum

I have used and loved Evan-Moor products as long as I have been homeschooling. Previously, I used Evan-Moor math products as a supplement to my core math curriculum. With the development and release of Evan-Moor’s Math Fundamentals books, Evan-Moor can now be used as a complete math curriculum. I was excited about the prospect of […]

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how to teach 3-digit place value, learn with emily dot com

How to Teach 3-Digit Place Value with Base-10 Manipluatives and Math Fundamentals

I started using Evan-Moor math curriculum with my children a couple of weeks ago. We use Math Fundamentals to teach math concepts and Daily Math Practice for concept practice and mastery. As I was working with my daughter in Math Fundamentals Grade 2, she become a little stuck on the 3-digit place value concepts. Place […]

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a review of evan-moor's jumbo fun with the alphabet, learn with emily dot com

A Review of Evan-Moor’s Jumbo Fun with the Alphabet

When I was searching for school activities for my preschooler over the summer, I came across Evan-Moor’s Jumbo fun with the Alphabet activity book and decided to buy it. Now that I have used this book for a few months with my children, I feel I can give an accurate review. Just for reference, my […]

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an overview of elementary reading comprehension curricula, learn with emily dot com

An Overview of Elementary Level Reading Comprehension Curricula

Silent Reading Comprehension is the end goal of reading instruction. At the early levels of reading instruction, the focus is on word recognition (either decoding or sight recognition) and then fluent reading. Once a child starts to read well, then the balance of reading instruction may shift to comprehension skills. This article provides an overview […]

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