Burlington Stores is proud to continue its tradition of supporting teachers and their students

Over the past four years, Burlington, the national discount retailer, has funded tens of thousands of teachers, putting school supplies in the hands of more than one million students. This year, they are proud to continue their tradition of supporting teachers and students. Their annual back-to-school in-store fundraising campaign that benefits AdoptAClassroom.org kicks off July […]

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Teacher Appreciation Week 2021
Teacher Appreciation Week Ideas in the Era of COVID-19

When the COVID-19 outbreak hit the U.S., teachers immediately changed their entire lesson plan to work for distance learning overnight. Teacher Appreciation Week is around the corner (May 3th – 7th, 2021), right when teachers deserve admiration more than ever before. Today is the perfect time to start thinking of Teacher Appreciation Week ideas to […]

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Celebrating the Wonder of Science with Emily Calandrelli + Wonder Bread

Emily Calandrelli is teaming up with Wonder Bread and AdoptAClassroom.org to bring exciting science experiments to classrooms and kitchens nationwide. Emily is the host of the hit educational Netflix series Emily’s Wonder Lab, an MIT engineer, and scientist who is passionate about making science accessible to kids of all ages. Are you looking for activities […]

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Five Teacher Appreciation Ideas That Don’t Cost a Dime
Five Teacher Appreciation Ideas That Don’t Cost a Dime

Teaching is one of the most important jobs that exists, and our nation’s PreK-12 teachers need support more than ever before. Donating to classrooms is just one great teacher appreciation idea, but we know there are lots of people who want to help who don’t have the financial means to donate. Here are five teacher […]

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Celebrate Educators This Holiday Season With the Gift of Recognition

Showing educators you appreciate their hard work is one of the best gifts they can receive. In the spirit of the holiday season, take a minute to acknowledge one of the exceptional educators in your life. Our friends at the National Life Group Foundation make it easy to do. Now through December 31, they invite […]

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AdoptAClassroom.org’s Dedication to Racial Equity

In the weeks following the killing of George Floyd by police, right here in our hometown of Minneapolis, protests have rippled across the country demanding change to end pervasive and systemic racial injustice in our country. As we process our outrage, grief, and pain, the staff and board of AdoptAClassroom.org have been reflecting on what […]

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Unusual Times. Original Thinking. Transparency. Because Learning Can’t Stop.

The Coronavirus pandemic is challenging all of us to rethink how we live and work. For those of us in the nonprofit sector, it challenges us to rethink how we can best fulfill our mission in changed circumstances. Students are home. Schools are closed. Teachers are working remotely. Many students’ families do not have access […]

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AdoptAClassroom.org 2018 Teacher Survey on Classroom Spending

In April 2018, AdoptAClassroom.org invited all teachers registered on our website to complete a survey about their spending on classroom supplies. Our intent was to better understand how much teachers are spending out of pocket on supplies for their classroom and students and if/how this has changed since our 2015 survey. More than 4,400 teachers […]

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Puffs Joins AdoptAClassroom.org to Celebrate Teachers

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, Puffs is recognizing teachers who go above and beyond for their students. You can join the celebration! Thank A Teacher with Puffs! Starting Monday, May 4 through Friday, May 8, head to @PuffsTissues on Instagram and @Puffs on Twitter and Facebook to celebrate teachers across the country with #PuffsLovesTeachers. […]

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