PPG Foundation Transforms STEM Learning for Students

STEM careers are projected to grow 8% by 2029, compared to 3.7% in other careers. Unfortunately, high-needs schools often lack the up-to-date, hands-on equipment and technology required to help students engage in STEM lessons and prepare them for future careers. The PPG Foundation, the philanthropic arm of PPG, a leading paint and coating manufacturer, is […]

Tags: , , , ,

Best Year Ever Helps More Teachers in 2024

28,000 classrooms across the country received support from our donors and corporate sponsors in 2023. Best Year Ever, the ‘school supplies with spirit’ brand was part of last year’s success, and they’re teaming up with us for the fourth consecutive year to help even more classrooms.  Best Year Ever is once again donating *5% of […]

Tags: ,

Tips for Writing Thank-You Social Posts

If you received a donation to your classroom from one of AdoptAClassroom.org’s corporate sponsors, can you help us raise awareness by posting on social media?  We ask teachers to thank their corporate donors on social media to help us raise awareness for AdoptAClassroom.org, our partners, and our mission. Social posts from teachers talking about the […]

Tags: , , ,

ACE Cash Express Helps Teachers Spend Less on Supplies

For more than a decade, ACE Cash Express has helped students at high-needs schools access the supplies they need to learn. Since 2013, they’ve donated nearly $600,000 to AdoptAClassroom.org through their annual Give A Little Campaign.  This year, 216 ACE locations are coming together to raise funds for teachers.  From May 1-31, ACE employees at […]

Tags: , , ,

How To: Record a Donor Thank-You Message

There’s a reason video feels like it’s everywhere on social media. Videos are often more dynamic than photos; viewers are given a sneak peek into the creator’s life and get a sense of their personality.  That’s why videos are PERFECT for thanking your classroom donors. You can use video and audio messages to express authentic […]

Tags: , ,

How To Get Free Books for Teachers

AdoptAClassroom.org helps teachers access free books to meet their classrooms’ needs.  Teachers across the country use their AdoptAClassroom.org donations to order diverse books from marketplace vendors like Lee & Low Books and Scholastic, as well as classroom library materials like book bins and shelves.  Sara is a small group interventionist and longtime educator on the […]

Tags: , , , , ,

"Tips: Writing a thank you"
Teacher How To: Thanking Classroom Donors

Was your classroom selected for a donation through AdoptAClassroom.org? To help your donor understand the value of their gift, we need your help. To help you thank your donor or corporate sponsor, we may request or require that you submit a thank-you in the following ways:   A brief thank-you message which you will be notified […]

Tags: , ,

How To Take Photos of Your Classroom

Do you need to upload a profile photo to your AdoptAClassroom.org classroom page? Maybe one of our corporate sponsors adopted your classroom, and we requested a thank-you photo of you and your students? We know that teachers are busy, so we wanted to make the process of taking classroom photos for AdoptAClassroom.org as easy as […]

Tags: , ,

Why Music Education Matters

March is Music Education Month. This month, we’re reminded that music education matters. Research indicates music education can promote better grades, improved literacy, the development of empathy, and other social-emotional wellness skills.  According to the National Arts Education Status Report: 3.6 million public school students don’t have access to music education at school. More than […]

Tags: , ,