Teacher Appreciation 2016  (1)#WorthIt: Teacher Appreciation Week 2016

It’s that time of year again: the one week when teachers get the appreciation you deserve year-round. At AdoptAClassroom.org, Teacher Appreciation Week (Beginning Monday, May 2) is our favorite time of year, because we get to celebrate our favorite people! Everyday we see the dedication and support you give your students, and this is our […]

Blog-PackYourBag#PackYourBag: A Guide to Crowdfunding Your Classroom

You didn’t become a teacher to fundraise. Then what happened when you started your first teaching job? You found that in order to have access to the tools you need, fundraising absolutely became part of the job. The good news is that you aren’t alone. Teachers spend an average of $600 each year on their […]

Kyle Manley Classroom SuccessFundraising is Instrumental in Bringing Supplies to this Music Room

Music teacher Kyle Manley understands the important role supplies play in the classroom. His Band, Orchestra, and Guitar classes rely heavily on classroom materials, as students couldn’t learn to play instruments properly without them. Kyle teaches middle school students at the Crosswinds East Metro Arts and Science School in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Almost half of the school’s […]

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 […]

Ready For Spring - InstagramThese Teachers are #ReadyForSpring

This month, we asked our teachers to get their classrooms #ReadyForSpring and share their creations on Instagram. We loved seeing how you all make your classrooms beautiful. Here are some of our favorites. Congratulations to Mrs. Ulreich, winner of our $50 prize! Want to enter your classroom on our next contest? Register for AdoptAClassroom.org and […]

aac farmers blogFarmers Insurance Raises a Hand for Teachers Again in 2016

At AdoptAClassroom.org, we’ve been happy to partner with Farmers Insurance in the past, both with the Thank America’s Teacher program, and with our recent surprise in Kennett, MO. This year is no different, and we’re excited to continue partnering on Thank America’s Teachers. Farmers and America’s Teachers believe in the power of smart. Farmers is […]

Blog-PackYourBag#PackYourBag: The Best Days to Fundraise for Your Classroom

In the first four chapters of our #PackYourBag series, we covered the basics of how to raise money for your classroom.  Now, it’s time for you to add your own creativity to the mix. The fifth chapter of the series is like a Pinterest Board of crazy, silly ideas that could make a big impact for […]

Ready For Spring - InstagramWin $50 with our #ReadyForSpring Instagram Contest

It’s finally time to start thinking about spring! We are more than ready to celebrate warm weather, Spring Break…and the chance to win $50 for your classroom! Is your classroom #ReadyForSpring? No matter what grade level you teach, your classroom environment is important. So we thought we’d give you an added incentive to get your classroom #ReadyForSpring. […]

5freeapps5 Free Apps That Create a Stimulating Learning Environment

We bet to get your teaching license you didn’t have to take a class about how to pick the right apps. Regardless, as an educator you’re often in charge of picking the right apps for your students. Thousands of teachers purchase technology items from vendors like Best Buy and Office Depot via AdoptAClassroom.org every year. […]