MAY Teacher Cool Tool: Adventure to Fitness

Looking for educational activities to engage your students and help them release extra energy over the summer? Adventure to Fitness is the nation’s #1 educational fitness program for kids. Animated and live action episodes get them exercising, learning, and laughing! The program was developed with input from leading educational, medical, and parenting experts. Check out […]

Screen Shot 2015-04-21 at 1.26.37 PMWe’re celebrating National Poetry Month, are you?

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 […]

Screen Shot 2013-07-01 at 9.51.13 AM6 Ways To Get Your Classroom Adopted

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 […]

Guest Blogger: TIMING IS EVERYTHING, ISN’T IT?

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. […]

Guest Blogger: USING THE WEB TO FINANCE AND ENHANCE THE 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 […]

Guest Blogger: A TEACHER’S PERSPECTIVE

By Jake McDuffee, Language Arts Teacher, Winchester Village Elementary When I first signed up for Adopt-A-Classroom, I was excited about the opportunity to get supplies for my classroom. I was fortunate enough to be adopted by a donor almost immediately. I told a colleague about the program and the following year, we both were adopted […]