6 celebs blog6 Celebrities Who Got Their Start Teaching

Did you know? Teaching is where several celebrities got their start. From music to acting, the following former teachers began by working in the classroom. Of course, teachers are the true stars to us at AdoptAClassroom.org. 1. Sheryl Crow After receiving a degree in music education from the University of Missouri, Sheryl Crow became a third-grade music […]

FC_Joy_BlogoA Music Classroom Where Every Student Is Important

Dr. David Lazerson understands what he does is serious… seriously fun, seriously unique, and seriously effective. Dr. Lazerson, also known as Dr. Laz, is a special education music and drama teacher at The Quest Center in Hollywood, Florida. There, Dr. Laz has created a one-of-a-kind classroom full of visual and sound effects for his students […]

Help These Projects BlogMarch Featured Projects

Did you know? Teachers can use AdoptAClassroom.org to fundraise for specific projects. Check out these featured projects expiring soon or click here to find and support a classroom near you. Possible Mentoring Through Inspirational Strategies Jacqueline Torres-Quinones’s Classroom South Dade Senior High School Homestead, FL Jacqueline’s students need exposure to community role models and relevant books to read […]

ArtFund-BlogAnnouncing the AdoptAClassroom.org Art Fund

Tomorrow’s artists need materials today. That’s why we launched the AdoptAClassroom.org Art Fund. The AAC Art Fund will support art classrooms in need across the country. Through AdoptAClassroom.org, teachers can find all the supplies they need to create the best classroom possible. As a contributor to this fund, you will receive regular updates and photos from […]

Danielle Blumhoefer_BlogYour Donation is this Teacher’s Entire Budget

For teachers without classroom budgets, a donation provides the bare necessities for a classroom. Danielle Blumhoefer teaches special education at Maple Lake Elementary. Her classroom needs are basic, but still amount to many out-of-pocket purchases. “As a special education teacher, I don’t have my own classroom per say, so I don’t have a classroom budget,” she said. […]

banner-vdayThis Valentine’s Day: Give TWICE AS MUCH to the classroom you love!

** February 11, 4 pm CST: We hit our goal of 100 classroom adoptions for Valentine’s Day! Thank you donors for supporting the classrooms you LOVE! While we no longer have matches available, there are many reasons why a classroom adoption is the best gift.** GIVE NOW > There’s a lot of love for teachers at AdoptAClassroom.org. With […]

Featured ClassroomTechnology Would Help Special Ed Students Find Independence

As a Special Education teacher at Auburn Elementary School, Alexandria Lorentz is a much-needed advocate for her students. Alexandria works with students in Kindergarten through fifth grade, meaning she must cater to many different levels and learning styles. Consequently, she spent over $1000 during her first year teaching. Alexandria knew she wanted to help people […]

Giving Tuesday Success#GivingTuesday Success Stories

At AdoptAClassroom.org, we’d like to extend a huge thank you to everyone who raised their hands for teachers on #GivingTuesday! Together, we had almost 200 adoptions, putting almost $19,000 (would this be $24,000 with LB funds?) into classrooms across the country. Better yet, with the help of Lane Bryant we matched the first 100 donations to make […]

Maried Beane BlogTeacher Raises Test Scores with Fun Books and Apple Cider

How did teacher Mairead Beane see her 10th graders progress their reading levels by two years? She gave them a comfortable space to read books they enjoyed. Mairead Beane taught 10th and 11th grade Literature at Minneapolis College Preparatory School, where many of her students would be the first in their families to attend college. Though […]