Why Peer-To-Peer Fundraising for Our Disaster Classroom Relief Funds Helps More Classrooms In Need

When schools are struck with disasters like hurricanes and flooding, a single classroom can lose hundreds if not thousands of dollars worth of needed supplies. Many of the families affected by a natural disaster can’t afford to help by purchasing school supplies for their kids because they’re recovering from the loss of their homes and […]

#PackYourBag: Back to School Edition

It’s August, and here at AdoptAClassroom.org that means one thing – Back to School season! Back to School isn’t just for parents and students, teachers everywhere are making lists of their own. From furniture and books to craft supplies and dry erase markers, getting a classroom ready for the school year is a big job. It’s […]

This STEM Teacher is Tearing Down the Digital Divide in His Classroom

David Barrett teaches engineering, robotics, and aviation to 180 middle school students at the NASA-affiliated Farnsworth Aerospace School. His classroom needs to be stocked with up-to-date technology for his students to learn these advanced subjects hands-on. When students walk into his classroom for the first time, they’re surprised by the vastness of space and amount of […]

#PackYourBag: Building a Narrative

Crowdfunding is one of the most powerful fundraising tools out there. Anyone with an internet connection can make a pitch to the whole world. Everyone who reads your story or visits your page could be your next classroom donor. There are a lot of people and nonprofits asking for support online, so let’s help your […]

New Vendor Alert: OOLY

We’re excited to introduce you to OOLY, our newest vendor for you to shop! We know you’re going to LOVE their assortment of fun and trend-forward products. Make your classroom more colorful with high quality art and office supplies from people dedicated to seeing teachers and students succeed. Who is OOLY? For more than 10 years, OOLY […]

Enter your favorite teachers in our OOLY giveaway!

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! It’s our favorite time of the year, and we’re so excited to partner with OOLY this year to make it extra special. All week, we’ll be posting inspirational and humorous images on Facebook and Instagram and asking you to tag the teacher who comes to mind. That teacher will be entered […]

In this Special Education Classroom, Everything Is Adapted to Help Students Succeed

Korto Dixon is an early childhood special education teacher for an autism classroom in Minneapolis, MN. She knew she wanted to teach students with autism while she was still in elementary school. Today, Ms. Dixon teaches in the same school district where she grew up.   “I’ve just always been a really firm believer that […]

We’re Launching the Next 20 Years of Classroom Crowdfunding

In 1998, we had a simple and innovative idea: give classrooms a way to fundraise for the school supplies they need. From the beginning we relied on new technology to further our mission, making us one of the first crowdfunding sites ever. The upcoming 2017-2018 school year will mark 20 years of AdoptAClassroom.org. A lot […]

Enter Our Classroom Craft Pack Giveaway in Celebration of National DIY Day

April 2 marks the second annual National DIY Day, a movement founded by Craft Box Girls to celebrate creativity and the art of making. AdoptAClassroom.org has joined forces with Craft Box Girls to celebrate National DIY Day 2017 and empower students to explore their imagination. Leading up to National DIY Day, from March 1 to April […]