The Art Institutes Promotes Outside of the Box Thinking with Uncontainable – The Ultimate Art Challenge

THE CHALLENGE:              Transform a standard industrial-grade shipping container into an epic work of art. THE ARTISTS:                       Two teams of The Art Institutes® students THE TIME/THE PLACE:     12:00PM CST in Austin, Texas Watch the live stream below and witness real-time […]

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Teacher Uses Supplies to Get Students Excited About Math

As a student, Jameson Ivey struggled with math. As a math teacher, she incorporates fun activities to engage her students during class. “I could probably teach with just a textbook and a plain piece of paper but it’s not engaging.” Ivey teaches sixth grade math to about 100 students per year at Battle Creek Middle […]

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Apply for Tech Funding with the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest

Teachers, need help getting technology in your classroom? Can you “show how STEM can be applied to help improve your local community?” Samsung USA is looking for teachers for their Solve for Tomorrow contest. You have until November to apply for the following opportunities: STATE WINNERS 255 State Winners will receive two Galaxy Tablets STATE […]

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Bob Joins Propane Council to surprise school with $10,000

Last week our Executive Director joined Propane Council (PERC) and  journalist/former teacher Jenna Bush Hager to surprise Lilla G. Frederick Pilot Middle School in Boston. The event, which culminated in a surprise gift of $10,000 to teachers, kicked-off a partnership between AdoptAClassroom.org and PERC to give over $30,000 to schools who have switched to propane […]

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Halloween Fun for Kinders, High Schoolers, and Everyone In-Between

You never outgrow Halloween. Which means that every level of teacher can get creative with their Halloween celebration, from totally adorable to absolutely terrifying. We’ve pulled together some of our favorite ideas for treats, games, and learning activities to make your planning a breeze! Plus, #BICFightForYourWrite has some great writing prompts for students of all ages! […]

Welcome Gino!

We’re excited to announce the arrival of Gino, our new Writing Intern! Gino is a senior at Hamline University studying Communication and Digital Media Arts. He aspires to be a journalist and also has experience working with elementary students as a Page Scholar for the Page Education Foundation. For the past few years, Gino has volunteered at Hamline […]

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#IAmATeacher 50 States, 51 Stories

“We’re teachers and teaching is our life.” – Jolie B., Kindergarten Teacher Every day, teachers get up in front of their classrooms and do their jobs, and it’s a hard job. Still, teachers will often be the first ones to tell you that, despite the challenges, teaching is a beautiful profession. So we wanted to gather some of […]

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5 (Fun) Ways Your Small Business Can Help Teachers

At AdoptAClassroom.org, we’re lucky to have awesome individual donors who adopt teachers, and great corporate sponsors who make large impacts with national campaigns. Another group making a big impact in their communities are small businesses. Do you work for a small business looking to get more involved in the local community? Adopting teachers through AdoptAClassroom.org is a […]

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Our favorite #TeacherFashion of the week (And a #PlusIsEqual S/O!)

In our humble–but definitely accurate–opinion, fall is the best fashion season. As a teacher, you have the added benefit of starting a new year (and a new style) every year around this time. At AdoptAClassroom.org, we have extra reasons to love fall fashion thanks to some of our amazing partners. Have you heard about Lane Bryant‘s #PlusIsEqual campaign? […]

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