Classroom Management: The First Week of Elementary School

The author of this blog post on classroom management, Annie Alcott, was a Bay Area teacher for 30 years. She taught at the K-3 level and as a teacher educator at UC Berkeley. The key to classroom management is (drumroll please): relationships. Your relationship with your class, your relationship with individual students, and students’ relationships […]

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This Teacher Appreciation Week, Give Them What They Really Need

For about five minutes at the beginning of the pandemic, teachers were superheroes. As a veteran teacher of 30 years, who taught K-3 students in the Bay area, as well as the next generation of teachers at UC Berkeley, it was disheartening to watch the appreciation for teachers turn to condemnation. All too quickly, people […]

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State of Teaching Statistics 2022

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, constant changes have impacted the teaching profession. In March 2022, two years into the pandemic, AdoptAClassroom.org surveyed teachers across the country to gather teaching statistics to better understand the current state of teaching. We surveyed 4,665 PreK-12 teachers at public, private, and charter schools nationwide. Eighty-five percent of […]

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State of Teaching Survey: $500 Giveaway

The education landscape has rapidly changed since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Two years later, the state of education continues to shift. To ensure that we are responding to educators’ most pressing needs in times of significant change, we’re surveying PreK-12 educators at public, private, and charter schools across the U.S. PreK-12 educators who […]

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Giving Tuesday
#SeasonOfGiving Giveaway: Enter For a $50 Classroom Donation

*Note: The #SeasonOfGiving Giveaway has closed. To be notified of our upcoming funding opportunities, register your classroom here or school here. We’re celebrating Giving Tuesday by donating 40 $50 AdoptAClassroom.org school supply donations to PreK-12 teachers. These back-to-school donations for teachers will be awarded to AdoptAClassroom.org registered teachers who update their classroom page by Giving Tuesday on […]

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Giving Tuesday 2021: Help Teacher Heroes Like These

The 2021/2022 school year began as yet another tumultuous academic year for U.S. teachers and students as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, rising racism, and increased political incivility. For Giving Tuesday 2021, AdoptAClassroom.org is shining a spotlight on our nation’s innovative teacher heroes who are working hard to combat the negative effects these stressors […]

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25 Teachers Win Funds from Lenovo

In September 2020, Lenovo launched the Lenovo Teacher Giveaway in partnership with AdoptAClassroom.org. During the 13-month sweepstakes, 24 teachers won $1,000 each to purchase school supplies on AdoptAClassroom.org. The sweepstakes came to a close in September 2021, when the final winners were announced, including one Grand Prize winner who received $2,500 from Lenovo and a […]

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Burlington Stores Raised More Than $1.8 Million for Teachers This Back-to-School Season

For the fifth consecutive year, Burlington, the national discount retailer, and their generous customers and associates stepped up to show their support! Their national, in-store fundraising campaign raised more than $1.8 million for AdoptAClassroom.org. Burlington’s support allows us to provide more teachers with the hands-on tools and materials their students will need in the classroom […]

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$500 #AdoptMyClassroom Back to School Giveaway

AdoptAClassroom.org is kicking off AdoptAClassroom Week with a variety of exciting back to school giveaway opportunities for teachers to purchase learning materials. From August 23–27, 2021, we’re hosting a #AdoptMyClassroom Giveaway on Twitter where PreK-12 teachers can enter for the chance to win one of ten $50 AdoptAClassroom.org donations. Enter for The Chance to Win […]

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