David Barrett BlogThis STEM Teacher is Tearing Down the Digital Divide in His Classroom

David Barrett teaches engineering, robotics, and aviation to 180 middle school students at the NASA-affiliated Farnsworth Aerospace School. His classroom needs to be stocked with up-to-date technology for his students to learn these advanced subjects hands-on. When students walk into his classroom for the first time, they’re surprised by the vastness of space and amount of […]

CommonNYC School Teachers Get a Big Surprise!

After a recent surprise visit by Oscar winning actor and musical artist Common, teachers and students at The Renaissance School of the Arts in East Harlem have something extra to look forward to this school year. Common teamed up with AdoptAClassroom and our partner Burlington stores to help these teachers buy supplies and materials for […]

Pack Your Bag Blog 2017 Header#PackYourBag: Building a Narrative

Crowdfunding is one of the most powerful fundraising tools out there. Anyone with an internet connection can make a pitch to the whole world. Everyone who reads your story or visits your page could be your next classroom donor. There are a lot of people and nonprofits asking for support online, so let’s help your […]

Burlington Blog (1)We’re Teaming Up with Burlington to Help Classrooms Nationwide. You Can Help.

We are pleased to announce an exciting new partnership! This Back-to-School season, we’ve teamed up with Burlington Stores to make a BIG difference in helping classrooms in need across the nation. Starting today, July 9 through August 19th , Burlington is asking customers to donate at check out to support AdoptAClassroom.org in each of their […]

Tim Martin BlogHelping Students Be Heard With the AdoptAClassroom.org Music Fund

Washburn High School Band and Orchestra Director Tim Martin received $600 for his classroom through the AdoptAClassroom.org Music Fund, just one of our many Spotlight funds.  We created our Spotlight Funds to support subjects in high-need and areas of particular passion, such as Martin’s commitment to offering music education in schools. “Music is important, especially at the high school level, […]

kona blogAdoptAClassroom.org Announces Cool New Partnership With Kona Ice

We’re excited to announce our new partnership with Kona Ice! Flavoring your own shaved ice is pretty cool, but it’s even better when you can empower teachers while doing it. Kona Ice frequently partners with schools across the country as part of their #SEEtheCHANGE program that’s all about giving back to the community. Since 2007, […]

Great Clips IndianapolisGreat Clips Raises $42,000 to Support Indiana Classrooms

This school year, Great Clips donated $42,000 to AdoptAClassroom.org to support Indiana classrooms. From July 13 to August 22, 2016, 79 Indiana Great Clips salons offered customers a discount on a future haircut when they made a donation to AdoptAClassroom.org. “We’re so thankful for Great Clips’ continued support in helping us fund classrooms in need,” said Ann Ness, […]

TAW Blog (1)#ThankATeacher for Teacher Appreciation Week

It’s our favorite time of year… To celebrate, we have a free and easy way for you to surprise your favorite teacher for Teacher Appreciation Week. 1. Go to AdoptAClassroom.org/ThankATeacher 2. Select a free video eCard and enter a special message for your teacher. We just need your email address and the email address of your teacher […]

Korto Dixon BlogIn this Special Education Classroom, Everything Is Adapted to Help Students Succeed

Korto Dixon is an early childhood special education teacher for an autism classroom in Minneapolis, MN. She knew she wanted to teach students with autism while she was still in elementary school. Today, Ms. Dixon teaches in the same school district where she grew up.   “I’ve just always been a really firm believer that […]