Korto Dixon BlogIn 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 […]

The Teachers Lounge Logo (1)Teachers’ Lounge: March Madness Edition

Win 10 Tablets and $50 worth of our “Supply MVP” If you’re not too confident about your NCAA bracket (or if you didn’t even bother to make one), we have a competition that might be more your style. We’ve designed March Supply Madness to determine which school supply is the classroom’s most valuable player. Starting […]

MarchMadnessWin Tablets When You Participate in March Supply Madness!

Spring is in the air, bringing with it vacation dreams, beautiful flowers…and a complete shortage of basic classroom supplies. The tissues and eraser caps you bought at the beginning of the year (or maybe received from generous parents) are long gone. Dry erase markers are dry, scissors have walked off, and your students are sharpening […]

The Teachers Lounge Logo (1)Teachers’ Lounge-BIG Funding Opportunities!

This month, we’re launching two awesome new ways for you to fund your classrooms, and Farmers Insurance continues their support of teachers: Highest-Needs Classroom Fund If you teach at a Title 1 school and are in need of classroom supplies and materials, you may be eligible to receive funds thanks to Kohl’s! The grants range […]

We're adding $25 to the first 200 classroom donationsThis Valentine’s Day, we’re adding $25 to the first 200 classroom donations!

What do teachers love on Valentine’s Day? Your support. We think Valentine’s Day is the sweetest time to support the teachers you love. And to sweeten the deal even further, we’ll help you share the love this February 14th.    The first 200 donations made on Valentine’s Day will get a $25 match. Why? Because […]

The Teachers Lounge Logo (1)January Teacher’s Lounge: Dream BIG with Farmers Insurance

Grant Opportunities from Farmers Insurance We’re excited to again be partnering with the Farmers’ Insurance “Thank America’s Teachers” program this year! Don’t miss these two great opportunities to secure funding for your classroom: Win $2500 for your Classroom! Submit your application by February 27 for a chance to win $2500 for your classroom. Learn More […]

the-teachers-lounge-holiday-logoA Love Letter to the Laminator: The December Teachers’ Lounge

Win $25 for your classroom with just 17 syllables Ok teachers, we know how attached you can get to your favorite school supplies. We also know that it’s (almost?) winter break, and you’re ready to unwind. According to Harvard University, expressive writing may help you relax. Here’s our holiday challenge to you: Write a Love […]

The Teachers Lounge Logo (1)Teachers’ Lounge: Bring extra funds into your classroom this Thanksgiving

In the November Edition of the Teachers’ Lounge, we’re focused on helping you maximize donations during Thanksgiving time. Your potential supporters having giving on the brain, with the holidays approaching and #GivingTuesday happening next week. We’re bringing you tips to make sure you don’t get forgotten in the craze. Make sure you scroll all the […]

giving-tuesday-2016-blogDouble your support for your favorite teacher on #GivingTuesday

Updated 11/29/2016 at 8:30 am CST: We reached 100 classroom donation matches! Amazing! We reached our 100 classroom goal in less than 9 hours, that’s 4 hours less than 2015. Thank you donors for supporting classrooms with us! Please keep it going until the end of Giving Tuesday. There are tens of thousands of teachers who need […]

the-teachers-lounge-logo-spooky👻 The *Haunted* Teachers’ Lounge 👻

Question of the Month (comment with your response on the corresponding Facebook post for a chance to win $25 for your classroom): If there were no limitations, what would your dream classroom look like? In the spirit of October, here’s what we’re thinking: But we’d like to hear what you have in mind. Answer on Facebook for a […]

The Teachers Lounge Logo (1)The Teachers’ Lounge: How do you keep your most accomplished students engaged?

Congratulations to Amanda Koonlaba, our randomly selected winner from last month’s questions! Email [email protected] to claim your $25. If you missed last month’s question, check out all the great responses about art curriculum here. Would you like advice from teachers across the nation? Submit your questions here. Question of the Month (comment with your response on the corresponding Facebook post […]