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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Student Q&A: A Senior Project to Help Teachers

Rachelle is a high school student on a mission: to help more teachers! As part of her senior project, she researched how AdoptAClassroom.org is helping teachers get what they need. We asked Rachelle more about her project and passion to help teachers like those who have helped her. AdoptAClassroom.org: What is your senior project about? […]

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Annual Report 2019: Shining a Light on High-Needs Education

Since we began compiling our Annual Report in late 2019, the entire world has changed. As schools transition to distance learning, our nation’s teachers are being asked to do more than ever before. High-needs schools are facing overwhelming challenges to help their students access education from home. Much remains uncertain for the education of our […]

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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 4th – 8th, 2020), 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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How to Support Classrooms While Shopping or Selling Online

Cyber Monday is upon us. If you’re shopping online this holiday season, there are some simple things you can do to SUPPORT AdoptAClassroom.org AT THE SAME TIME FOR FREE! Technology truly is amazing. 1 – Amazon Smile When you shop at Amazon Smile, Amazon donates a percentage of your purchase back to charity. It’s the same […]

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