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 […]

Giving tuesday BlogGive to Your Favorite Classroom on #GivingTuesday and We’ll Match It!

We’re getting in the holiday spirit! At AdoptAClassroom.org that means giving to classrooms in need. Our goal is to adopt 100 classrooms on Giving Tuesday. To make it even better for your favorite teacher, the first 100 donors on Giving Tuesday (December 1st) will have their donation matched up to $50 sponsored by Lane Bryant. GIVE NOW > […]

Disaster Relief BlogIn Need of Disaster Relief: Floresville High School, Texas

Floresville High School in Texas was hit with an EF-2 tornado on Friday, October 30, 2015. The school community is working to pick up the pieces and repair damage to the building, however they need school supplies as soon as possible. To give to support classrooms, click here. Yvonne Little from Floresville High School has more […]

Laurie Rodriguez Class BlogClassroom Funds Allow Teacher’s Vision to Become Reality

High school teacher Laurie Rodriguez was shocked to find out that she was one of the teachers granted a $2,500 award through the Farmers Insurance Thank America’s Teachers program. “I didn’t expect to win because usually I don’t win anything I apply for,” Laurie shared. “Then one day I was checking my email and my kids […]

Small Business Blog ChristmasBring Happier Holidays to Your Small Business with AAC

It’s the holiday season, and your small business is likely  looking for an effective way to show appreciation to your employees and customers. If you do it right, you can increase employee engagement, encourage customer loyalty, and do good in your local community–all in one swoop. If you’re interested in making the most of this holiday […]

Give to the max 2015 blogWhy donate on Give to the Max Day? We can think of 10,000 reasons.

Each year, generous supporters like you celebrate Give to the Max Day by making your online donation on GiveMN.org. Your generosity on this day makes a difference far beyond the 24-hour giving event. Please join us on November 12, 2015 for Give to the Max Day and help us continue to support teachers and students succeed. Your […]