New Vendor Alert: FunExpress Joins the AdoptAClassroom.org Team!

AdoptAClassroom.org is excited to welcome FunExpress into our marketplace. FunExpress is part of the Oriental Trading family and offers many of the same products at low prices. Find low cost resources for STEM, unique games for learning math, and cool decorations for sprucing up your classroom for Back to School season! FunExpress can be found […]

AdoptAClassroom.org Partners With Kona Ice for Second Year!

We’re thrilled to partner with Kona Ice for the second year! Last year, our partnership with Kona Ice was a huge success. Together, we made a big impact for teachers and their students. Because of Kona Ice’s commitment to AdoptAClassroom.org in 2017, teachers across the country were able to purchase everything from basic supplies to technology […]

PCM-G is Supporting STEM Teachers Who Need Technology. You Can Help!

For the second year, PCM-G is supporting STEM teachers who need technology, and you can help! This May, PCM-G is kicking off their 2018 Star Teacher Awards. Their website will feature 12 STEM teacher finalists who will have the opportunity to win one of four $2,000 classroom grants, in addition to a charging cart solution, […]

What You Need to Know Before Summer Break

Here in Minnesota, the deluge of April blizzards is finally slowing down. Grass is peeping through the snow banks, and the sun is showing its happy face. And in schools across the nation, students are itching to get outside and play, to enjoy those warm summer nights, and weeks without school to think about. But […]

See How You Can Thank a Teacher This Teacher Appreciation Week

Now more than ever, teachers need a reminder that their work is appreciated. You can send some gratitude to the hard-working teachers who helped you by sending them a free eCard today in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week! Need some inspiration? Here are some of the messages to teachers that warmed our hearts: “Happy Teacher Appreciation Day! […]

Teachers: Check Out Our Teacher Appreciation Week Giveaways!

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week. We’re excited to celebrate YOU all week long! Thank you for your hard work and dedication to helping your students succeed. To show our gratitude, we teamed-up with some of our great sponsors to offer giveaways each day during Teacher Appreciation Week! Check out these three easy ways you can enter […]

You and a Teacher Can Win a $40 OOLY Prize Pack During Teacher Appreciation Week

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! Our partner OOLY is conducting a week-long giveaway to celebrate teachers across the country for their dedicat­­ion to teaching. Enter for a chance to win an OOLY prize pack for yourself and your favorite teacher! Each pack is valued at more than $40 and includes: Bright Writers Colored Pens, Smooth Hues Marker Set, […]

Highest-Need Fund Donors Helped Transform This Classroom

Rockstar fundraiser—and 4th grade teacher—Elizabeth has raised more than $8,000 for classroom supplies by crowdfunding and applying for a Highest-Need Fund classroom grant on AdoptAClassroom.org. See how donations powered Elizabeth’s classroom transformation: From classroom to home Elizabeth spends her own money each year to purchase basic school supplies, books, and technology for her classroom. She […]

Classroom Crowdfunding: #ArmMeWith Social Media Toolkit

We receive amazing success stories from teachers who raise hundreds to thousands of dollars crowdfunding on AdoptAClassroom.org. When we asked our veteran fundraisers to share their advice for those new to crowdfunding, many of them gave the same answer: Utilize social media. Join the movement! Teachers have proven to be social media trendsetters, starting recent […]

A New Way to Give: The Inclusive Classroom Fund

Donors to AdoptAClassroom.org can help bring equity in education to the individual classroom with our new Inclusive Classroom Fund. This new addition to our Spotlight Funds supports teachers who require supplies that address their students’ individual needs, in order to create a level playing field in their classroom. Donations to this fund will help teachers […]

How To Succeed In Grant Applications Without Really Stressing

As an AdoptAClassroom.org teacher, you’re a funding machine. You know how to ask for the funds you need from parents, teachers, and neighbors. You got this. But did you know AdoptAClassroom.org also has grant programs? Each school year, we have a rotation of application rounds for our various funds, including Arts, STEM, Highest Need, and […]

Enter to Win $50 When You Participate in March Supply Madness

March is finally here and we’ve got our brackets locked in…but we’re not talking about the NCAA basketball tournament. We’re bringing March Supply Madness back by popular demand, to help us determine which school supply is the classroom’s most valuable player. This year, we even added a fun twist: our brackets are filled exclusively with […]