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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Little Words Big Impact
Teacher Giveaway! Little Words is making a Big Impact

This giveaway is now closed. Thank you to all who entered! Little Words Project has teamed up with AdoptAClassroom.org to pay a little kindness forward to  our hardworking, dedicated  K-12 teachers. NOW through May 27, teachers can enter the Little Words Big Impact giveaway to WIN one of 25 Teacher bracelets.   Click here for […]

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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ppg program
PPG Foundation Transforms High-Needs STEM Classrooms

As a science and technology company, PPG is proud to invest in the next generation of scientists, creators, and engineers. Last winter, PPG Foundation, the philanthropic arm of a leading paint and coating manufacturer, awarded five STEM grants to four high-needs schools in communities where they operate.  According to teachers, extra support has been essential […]

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Give A Little (or a lot), to Teachers with ACE Cash Express

Since 2014, ACE Cash Express customers and employees have raised more than $500,000 for teachers When everyone gives a little, teachers can purchase more supplies for their classrooms and students. Together we can make a big difference for teachers to help them give their students the tools they need to succeed in school. During the […]

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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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Spring Spotlight Funds
$1,000 Supply Grants for High-Needs Classrooms

We are no longer accepting applicants for 2022 Spring Spotlight Fund grants. Thank you to all who applied. You can find a list of recipients of the $1,000 supply grants at the bottom of this page.  AdoptAClassroom.org is now accepting applications for our Spring 2022  Classroom Grants. We will be accepting applications for the COVID-19 […]

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Lessons Learned from Show Teachers Some Love
5 Key Takeaways from our Show Teachers Some Love virtual event

On February 15, 2022, AdoptAClassroom.org hosted our first ever online fundraising event, Show Teachers Some Love. Along with AdoptAClassroom.org hosts, sponsors, and educators, we were honored to feature Dr. Anton Treuer and Dr. Artika Tyner as our guest speakers.  Dr. Treuer, Professor of Ojibwe at Bemidji State University and author of many books, including “Everything […]

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