Poetry Resources
Four Free Poetry Resources for Teachers

This month, in honor of the twenty-fifth anniversary of National Poetry Month, AdoptAClassroom.org wants to celebrate the power of poetry. Incorporating poetry in the classroom can be a great way to approach complex topics and connect with students. Check out these four free poetry resources for teachers in honor of National Poetry Month below. The […]

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Pre-K activities
Four Pre-K Activities for Distance Learning

Distance learning during the COVID-19 pandemic has been challenging for all educators, but Pre-K teachers face a unique challenge in engaging their students. Pre-K activities are largely about play, creativity, and social engagement; how does that translate into a technology-based, socially isolated world?  AdoptAClassroom.org sat down with Dominique F., a Pre-K teacher in the District […]

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Teacher Blog
Teacher Spending from the Students’ Perspective

The following blog was written by two sophomores, Kevin and Jazlyn, at a high school in Florida for a school assignment. The students told AdoptAClassroom.org that they were interested in “the cause of helping people” and decided to write about teacher spending for AdoptAClassroom.org. We’re grateful for the students’ interest and are honored to publish […]

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School Social Workers
School Social Workers Need Supplies for Students

This past year, PreK-12 educators and school support staff have faced new challenges while working with students to ensure their physical and emotional wellbeing during a pandemic. For school social worker Maria, her work as a feelings teacher and emotional coach for elementary school students in Denver, CO. looks a lot different than it did […]

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STEM Teacher Tips
Seven STEM Activities for Distance Learning

When we think of  STEM activities, images of busy learners working together on hands-on projects probably come to mind. Now, almost a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, how do teachers keep students engaged while teaching STEM remotely? How have teachers translated hands-on, group learning activities to the online classroom? During our recent #TeachingSTEM2021 Twitter Chat, […]

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