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. […]

Danielle Blumhoefer_BlogYour Donation is this Teacher’s Entire Budget

For teachers without classroom budgets, a donation provides the bare necessities for a classroom. Danielle Blumhoefer teaches special education at Maple Lake Elementary. Her classroom needs are basic, but still amount to many out-of-pocket purchases. “As a special education teacher, I don’t have my own classroom per say, so I don’t have a classroom budget,” she said. […]

KENNETT, MISSOURI - FEBRUARY 02:  Recording Artist Sheryl Crow and Farmers Insurance Present Teachers at Kennett High School with an AdoptAClassroom.org Grant during a Pep Rally on February 2, 2016 in Kennett, Missouri  (Photo by Jason Davis/Getty Images for Farmers Insurance)Sheryl Crow Surprises her High School with Adoptions on the Today Show

In case you missed it, we were on the Today Show this morning! (Want to make sure you don’t miss our next big news? Join our mailing list). Last week, AdoptAClassroom.org and Sheryl Crow showed up for a surprise Pep Rally at Kennett High School in Missouri. Jenna Bush Hager and the Today Show came […]

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 […]

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 […]

Blog-PackYourBag#PackYourBag: How to Set Realistic and Exciting Goals to Fund your Classroom

You didn’t become a teacher to fundraise. But you also didn’t become a teacher to spend $500, or even $1000 on school supplies each year. At AdoptAClassroom.org, fundraising is one of our favorite subjects. So we had an idea. We’ll teach you what we’ve learned so you can get back to teaching the next generation. We’ve put […]

school-supplies-coverInfographic: Recent AAC Survey Results on Teacher Spending

We asked and teachers told us: they are still spending more than their fair share on supplies each year. Supplies make an impact. Teachers and students deserve the opportunity to purchase what they really need right away. Check out how you can help these classrooms succeed with… …hands-on experiences. “I teach over 100 5th grade science students. Without AdoptAClassroom.org, I wouldn’t […]