Teacher Appreciation Is in Deficit, Let’s Not Make It Worse

Teachers have it bad enough already, so why are some school districts cutting off much-needed additional resources for classrooms? The unprecedented number of teacher strikes across the country in recent months is the culmination of years of growing frustration among teachers. Salaries have stagnated relative to other professions; funding for classroom resources has been cut; […]

Here Are 6 Ways We’re Celebrating Teachers This Week

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week AdoptAClassroom.org is excited to celebrate teachers all week long! We want to thank teachers for their hard work and dedication to helping their students learn and succeed. To show our gratitude, we teamed up with some of our great partners to appreciate teachers during Teacher Appreciation Week. Check out these opportunities […]

Q&A: How Funding Professional Development Creates a Stronger Classroom

Kindergarten teacher Janice has raised more than $5,600 on AdoptAClassroom.org from individual donors and Spotlight funds in order to support her classroom needs. She purchased much-needed classroom supplies, but she also used the donations to pay for professional development courses to help her effectively utilize the materials she ordered. We hear from teachers and principals […]

Win a $25 Gift Card From Lakeshore Learning

May is Teacher Appreciation Week, and in celebration our partner Lakeshore Learning is giving away $250 in gift cards to AdoptAClassroom.org teachers! Today through May 11th, you can enter a K-12 teacher to win one of ten $25 digital gift cards to Lakeshore Learning when you send that special teacher one of our free thank-you […]

$75 Social Media Giveaway: National Haiku Poetry Day

We’re celebrating National Haiku Poetry Day with a $75 teacher giveaway, and you don’t have to be a teacher to enter! On April 17th, we’ll post this National Haiku Poetry Day image on our Facebook page, asking that you submit a haiku about your favorite classroom supply in the comments. You’ll have one week to […]

Join AdoptAClassroom.org’s Facebook Group for Teachers

We’ve officially launched our Teachers’ Lounge Facebook group! Are you a teacher looking for a supportive space to discuss the education topics on your mind, or to join in on teaching and fundraising conversations with your fellow teachers? Check out our new Teachers’ Lounge Facebook group  and join a community of great teachers. The Teachers’ […]

Education News Bulletin: April 2019

AdoptAClassroom.org continues to keep a close eye on K-12 education news so we can best understand and serve the needs of principals, teachers, and students across the country. We want to keep you updated on our findings, so check back each month for our News Bulletin Board series. Read what’s happened recently in the world […]

Education News Bulletin: March 2019

AdoptAClassroom.org continues to keep a close eye on K-12 education news so we can best understand and serve the needs of our principals, teachers, and students across the country. We want to keep you updated on our findings, so check back each month for our News Bulletin Board series. Read what’s happened recently in the […]

Six Tips for Communicating Student Progress to Parents

Mumble the words “report card” and watch teachers shudder with dread. When report cards are due, we dash madly to our school-issued computers to compile weeks’ worth of data into a single number or letter. We work into the night. Afterward, we struggle with the feeling that it wasn’t enough. The truth is that it’s […]

Vote to Win Funds for a Teacher or School on AdoptAClassroom.org

March is finally here and we’re celebrating the spring season with a social media giveaway. We’re bringing back March Supply Madness, with $750 in prizes, and we need you to help us determine which school supply is the classroom’s most valuable player. But this time, you don’t have to be a teacher to join in […]

AdoptAClassroom.org Funds Art Education for Classrooms Nationwide

Minneapolis, MN – March 07, 2019 – Today, AdoptAClassroom.org — the national nonprofit that raises funds for teachers and principals to purchase school materials — announced that they’ve awarded $9,000 from their Arts Fund to 15 classrooms across the U.S. The grant money is to benefit classrooms in need of arts education supplies so students […]