Teachers Making A Difference BlogSix Teachers Making a Difference

Here at AdoptAClassroom, we love celebrating the amazing educators who are changing the world, one student at a time. With a little help, these six classroom superstars are making a huge difference! 1. Cameo B. – Waterford, CA Cameo is a 2nd Grade teacher who decided that learning and fun should go hand in hand. […]

Christopher and Banks Denim Blog (1)Support AdoptAClassroom.org Teachers at Select Christopher & Banks Stores August 12!

Stop into Christopher & Banks’s Denim Dash on Saturday, August 12th to support AdoptAClassroom.org. While you’re in store, be sure to enter to win a free pair of denim. Two winners in each store will be selected. To learn more about how you can help teachers, visit any of the 29 participating stores on August 12, […]

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 […]

The Teachers Lounge Logo (1)Teachers’ Lounge-BIG Funding Opportunities!

This month, we’re launching two awesome new ways for you to fund your classrooms, and Farmers Insurance continues their support of teachers: Highest-Needs Classroom Fund If you teach at a Title 1 school and are in need of classroom supplies and materials, you may be eligible to receive funds thanks to Kohl’s! The grants range […]

jaclyn-cross-blogArt Teacher Paints a Picture of the Importance of Materials in Her Classroom

Jaclyn Cairncross teaches IB visual arts at Patrick Henry High School in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Although she’s resourceful, she still struggles to provide all of the materials her students need each year. While she says her school’s supply budget is relatively good, mapping out materials for the entire year with two other visual art teachers can be difficult. An […]

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, […]

Mark Westpfahl Blog HeaderWhy Artifacts Help This History Teacher Captivate His Students

Mark Westpfahl teaches 6th and 7th grade History at Capitol Hill Magnet School in Saint Paul, Minnesota. He doesn’t want to teach in a lackluster environment,  so Mark fills his room with engaging “artifacts” that tell stories. “A classroom that’s just dull, drab, or a little bit boring doesn’t inspire kids to want to learn,” said […]

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 […]

Guest Blogger: A TEACHER’S PERSPECTIVE

By Jake McDuffee, Language Arts Teacher, Winchester Village Elementary When I first signed up for Adopt-A-Classroom, I was excited about the opportunity to get supplies for my classroom. I was fortunate enough to be adopted by a donor almost immediately. I told a colleague about the program and the following year, we both were adopted […]

Adopt-A-Classroom selected for Members Project! November 29~February 20

We are very excited that Adopt-A-Classroom has been selected to participate in the next round of Members Project voting! This means that we will have a chance to win $200,000 in funding from American Express through Members Project – as long as we get enough votes. The next round of voting starts on Monday, November […]

Jonas Brothers Kick Off ‘A Day Made Better’

http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/mnr_lib/201002/players/player-single.swf?job=46467 Earlier this week, the Jonas Brothers showed their continued support for teachers and students by helping to kick off the annual ‘A Day Made Better‘ campaign with our national sponsor, OfficeMax. They surprised the entire teaching staff of Los Feliz Charter School for the Arts in Los Angeles with $25,000 worth of school supplies […]