Subaru Loves Learning Supports 300,000 Students Nationwide

All students deserve an equal and fair opportunity at a quality education. Lack of resources and supplies impede many students’ ability to learn and engage in the classroom. Subaru and its retailers are making a difference by helping students access the supplies they need to learn.  In our two years of partnership with Subaru and […]

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$5,000 Back-to-School Classroom Giveaway

To celebrate AdoptAClassroom Week, we’re randomly selecting 20 PreK-12 teachers registered on AdoptAClassroom.org to receive a $250 classroom donation to purchase school supplies. To be eligible for a chance to receive a $250 donation, teachers must create or edit their AdoptAClassroom.org classroom page with the hashtag “#BackToSchool2022” by August 31, 2022. Now is a great […]

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Help Burlington Provide Supplies for One Million More Students 

This year marks the sixth year of our partnership with Burlington Stores to support local teachers and students nationwide.  Since 2017, Burlington, their passionate associates, and generous customers have helped put classroom supplies into the hands of more than one million PreK-12 students. Your dollar truly does make a big difference. When you round up […]

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Survey: Rising U.S. Inflation Affecting Teachers in 2022

In May 2022, U.S. inflation rose to the highest level since 1981. AdoptAClassroom.org surveyed 4,103 PreK-12 teachers in May 2022 and found that they’re facing an increased financial burden. Inflation will also hurt classrooms this upcoming school year. Ninety-six percent of survey respondents said that rising costs are negatively impacting their classroom’s access to school […]

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Survey: Teacher Burnout Causing Mass Exodus

Teachers continue to face a number of issues that were amplified by the COVID-19 pandemic, and caused a significant increase to their workloads. A recent AdoptAClassroom.org survey of 4,103 PreK-12 teachers found that an increased number of educators may leave teaching for good as a result of teacher burnout. In our May 2022 survey, 13% […]

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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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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 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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