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. […]

banner-vdayThis Valentine’s Day: Give TWICE AS MUCH to the classroom you love!

** February 11, 4 pm CST: We hit our goal of 100 classroom adoptions for Valentine’s Day! Thank you donors for supporting the classrooms you LOVE! While we no longer have matches available, there are many reasons why a classroom adoption is the best gift.** GIVE NOW > There’s a lot of love for teachers at AdoptAClassroom.org. With […]

Blog-PackYourBag#PackYourBag: 4 Ideas for Sharing Your Story on Social Media

This is the fourth chapter in the #PackYourBag series. With the six items in our “backpack,” we’re giving you tools to help fund your classroom. To read the first chapter, click here.  In the fourth chapter of our #PackYourBag series, we’re using Art Supplies to talk about getting creative with Social Media. To read all […]

FullSizeRenderWant to wow your donors? Try thank you cards!

We all get a lot of email. In an ever-increasingly electronic world, hand-written thank you cards, notes or photos stand out to donors. Taking a moment for your class to appreciate the generosity of others and to express that gratitude is also a great lesson for students. We’ve collected helpful tips and ideas on how to make your classroom’s […]

Teacher Humor Roundup_2015Our Top 5 December #TeacherLife Moments

5. The tweet that celebrates the small victories. 4. The teacher who truly embraces preschool-level art. 3. The teacher version of “treat yourself,” summed up in one sentence. 2. The reminder of what everyone should already know. 1. And finally…we don’t know. We just really don’t know. And doesn’t that capture December perfectly? Want to […]

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 […]

Screen Shot 2015-12-09 at 11.03.54 AMMake Your Students All-Stars with Multiplication Baseball

It’s December, so we know that focus is not the most bountiful trait in your classroom. Unfortunately for teachers, learning still has to (somehow) happen. Luckily, our intern Gino has a great idea for a way to practice multiplication in a way even your December students can engage in. Multiplication baseball is a game students […]

Blog-PackYourBag#PackYourBag: Organizing Champions for Your Classroom

So we’ve shown you how to set your goals and craft your story…and maybe now you’re feeling a little overwhelmed. You already have more than a full time job…you’re a teacher. It’s time to look for a little help with this fundraising thing. Let us introduce you to the Classroom Champion. A champion is someone […]