alerus-blogAlerus Mortgage Supports Twin Cities First-Year Teachers

Alerus Mortgage has donated $17,000 to AdoptAClassroom.org’s Twin Cities First-Year Teacher Fund! The generous donation will help rookie teachers across the Twin Cities purchase much needed classroom supplies for the 2016/2017 school year. First-year teachers who register their classroom on AdoptAClassroom.org by February 1, 2017 will receive an equal portion of the funds to purchase […]

teacher-change-lives-2016Win $100 for Your Favorite Teacher #TeachersChangeLives

TEACHERS CHANGE LIVES. You know this, that’s why you already support  teachers and classrooms. We want to collect as many stories as possible about life-changing teachers to help encourage other to give to classrooms this holiday season. HOW YOU CAN HELP: Submit a video talking about a teacher who changed your life. No pressure on […]

yourdollarNew Vendor Alert: Wonder Workshop!

We are excited to announce our newest vendor, Wonder Workshop! You can bring STEM to life in your classroom with these great, hands-on learning tools for grades K-5. Who is Wonder Workshop? Founders Vikas, Saurabh, and Mikal got together in 2012 with an exciting mission: they wanted to make coding fun for kids. They believe […]

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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 […]

aac_blogpost1Help VISINE® Get Screens into the Hands of Teachers and their Students

Teacher classroom budgets often don’t allow for technology, yet it is essential to give our children a 21st century education. A study by CompTIA, found that 78 percent of teachers surveyed believe technology has a positive effect on classrooms, and 65 percent said it makes students more productive. We’re excited to share that we’ve partnered with […]

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 […]

yourdollarIntroducing Our Newest Vendor: Your Dollar Buys!

We are excited to announce our newest vendor, Your Dollar Buys! Who are they? Your Dollar Buys is a family-owned business focused on producing and sourcing wholesale items at a discounted price. They work directly with manufacturers in order to get you the best possible deal.   What do they offer? Your Dollar Buys offers […]

First Year Teacher fund Blog 2Help Us Raise a Hand for First-Year Teachers!

Many first-year teachers are walking into nearly empty classrooms this fall, only to find out that they’re responsible for stocking them with supplies. This problem affects both teachers and their students, so AdoptAClassroom.org is lending a hand with our Twin Cities, MN and Columbus, OH First-Year Teacher Funds. With these funds, new teachers working for Twin Cities, Minnesota and Columbus, […]

success-story-lance-madzey-blog-2Film Teacher Uses His Creative Skills to Raise $15,000 for His Classroom

Lance Madzey teaches film and television at Natrona County High School in Casper, Wyoming, and chose to use AdoptAClassroom.org to raise $15,300 for his media program, Natrona County Television (NCTV), and he’s almost there! Since launching his fundraising campaign in July, the project has received over $13,000 in donations on AdoptAClassroom.org. When Madzey reaches his goal, he plans […]

Beyond the Backpack Blog (1)Beyond The Backpack: Preparing Kindergartners for Success in School

In August, parents make costly back-to-school purchases for their children or students. It’s an annual tradition for many. But many parents are unable to provide their children with supplies they need for school. On Saturday, August 6 Nick Jr., Mall of America and AdoptAClassroom.org alleviated some of the financial burden at the Beyond the Backpack event. Together, our three […]

Blog-PackYourBag#PackYourBag: Make Employee Giving Work for You

What is the easiest and most powerful way to get more classroom donations? It’s not printing flyers or posting to Facebook. It’s tapping into the power of employee giving. With employee giving, donations come to you every few weeks automatically, making it one of the most consistent ways to get funding. Reaching Out The organizations […]