Help 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, […]

Why 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 […]

Infographic: 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 […]