the-teachers-lounge-logo-learnyThe Teachers’ Lounge: What would your dream classroom look like?

What would your dream classroom look like? It’s the holiday season, and most people are dreaming of cookies, cozy blankets, and new toys. But for the 91% of teachers who purchase classroom supplies for students whose families can’t afford them, those dreams look a little different. Teachers are dreaming of tissues, pencils, and dry-erase markers […]

the-teachers-lounge-logo-learnyThe Teachers’ Lounge: How do you keep your most accomplished students engaged?

The Teachers’ Lounge is a space where you can ask tough questions and share knowledge about teaching! Plus, we always include grant/contest opportunities, and other resources that will help you in the classroom. This month’s question generated a lot of great conversation on Facebook: “How do you keep your most accomplished students engaged?” 1.) Encourage […]

jaclyn-cross-blogArt Teacher Paints a Picture of the Importance of Materials in Her Classroom

Jaclyn Cairncross teaches IB visual arts at Patrick Henry High School in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Although she’s resourceful, she still struggles to provide all of the materials her students need each year. While she says her school’s supply budget is relatively good, mapping out materials for the entire year with two other visual art teachers can be difficult. An […]

how-it-works-blogHow AdoptAClassroom.org Works!

Our goal at AdoptAClassroom.org is to give teachers a hand, but how exactly do we do that? We are a highly-rated, transparent non-profit that acts as a link between the donors and the teachers in need. Here’s how it works: Any K-12 teachers across the country can register and share their stories and supply needs online. […]

yourdollarNew Vendor Alert: Wonder Workshop!

We are excited to announce our newest vendor, Wonder Workshop! You can bring STEM to life in your classroom with these great, hands-on learning tools for grades K-5. Who is Wonder Workshop? Founders Vikas, Saurabh, and Mikal got together in 2012 with an exciting mission: they wanted to make coding fun for kids. They believe […]

pets-of-adoptaclassroom-2Pets of AdoptAClassroom.org

As an online organization, sometimes we wonder if everyone out there thinks robots run AdoptAClassroom.org. We wanted to let you know that we’re real people, with real pets who run our lives. They’re sassy, goofy, and sometimes they define us just a little too well.   Tolkie (Melissa, Program Manager) Well now that you woke […]

vanessa-hudgens-kohls-blog-2016Vanessa Hudgens’ Big Surprise

AdoptAClassroom.org teamed up with Kohl’s and Vanessa Hudgens to give teachers and students in Los Angeles a BIG surprise during their first week of school. Actress Vanessa Hudgens announced to more than 1,700 students at The Accelerated Schools in L.A. that they would each receive a pair of brand new Nike sneakers. But the students weren’t the […]

yourdollarIntroducing Our Newest Vendor: Your Dollar Buys!

We are excited to announce our newest vendor, Your Dollar Buys! Who are they? Your Dollar Buys is a family-owned business focused on producing and sourcing wholesale items at a discounted price. They work directly with manufacturers in order to get you the best possible deal.   What do they offer? Your Dollar Buys offers […]

teacher-dashboardCheck Out the Great New Look of the AAC Teacher Dashboard

We are always doing what we can to improve your experience with AdoptAClassroom.org. Like most nonprofit organizations, our website is a great help and a great challenge. To improve the experience for our teacher users, we are so excited to launch our updated Teacher Dashboard! A special thank you to all the AdoptAClassroom.org teachers who […]