We get it. It’s tough to find the perfect teacher gift. What could you possibly buy that expresses how grateful you are for their dedication to helping your child learn? It’s a lot of pressure, and we know the temptation to take the easy way out and buy the World’s Greatest Teacher mug.
Mrs. Ramsey is determined to see her 4th grade class succeed. However, in a district where over 70 percent of students qualify for free or reduced lunch, basic school supplies are out of reach for many of her students. In response, she covered the cost of those items out of her own pocket.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year…for teachers! This year, May 4-8th is Teacher Appreciation Week and Tuesday, May 5th is National Teacher Day. We want to say THANK YOU teachers for your tireless devotion to your students. You open your hearts and your wallets to our nation’s children each and every day. We […]
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Our job is to give teachers a hand. Usually, that means connecting you to donors who can help with pencils, books, and other vital school supplies. But sometimes we think a good laugh can be just as beneficial. Especially this week.
We’ll admit, at AdoptAClassroom we love poetry all year round. So we were pretty excited to find out that April is National Poetry Month. But we also remember being in school, when the only benefit of poetry was that it was shorter than the novels we had to read. There’s something about the classroom that […]
Our job is to give teachers a hand. Usually, that means connecting you to donors who can help with pencils, books, and other vital school supplies. But sometimes we think a good laugh can be just as beneficial.
It can be really hard finding a cause to stand behind. As a donor, you have to make a decision about which organizations are going to use your money in a way that embraces your values. AdoptAClassroom.org is one of the best options for your donation and here are some reasons why.
We asked some of our most loyal donors what they look for in a classroom profile. We also asked them what might turn them off from a profile. Here’s what they said:
1. Use Social Networks Let your community groups and online social networks (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn) help you by spreading the word even further. Make sure everyone knows that 100% of their donation will go directly to your classroom. 2. Send Emails, Letters, and Flyers Friends, family, community members, neighbors, and even the families of students you […]
By Laurie Johns, 1st Grade Teacher, Greenbrae Elementary Teachers: The whole idea behind Adopt-A-Classroom is to get your classroom adopted, correct? That requires getting friends, family and businesses to adopt you. To do that you need to ASK, ASK, ASK. The more businesses and people you get supporting you, the more money for your classroom. […]
By Amy Bennett-Rosado, Kindergarten Teacher, Lexington Elementary Thanks to technology, I as a teacher now have the power to fund and implement a technology-integrated classroom. I realized quickly big plans and no funds were a common aspect of teaching in public education. So here is a peek into part of a typical day in my […]