Effects of Poverty on Education During Distance Learning
Effects of Poverty on Education During Distance Learning

The abrupt nationwide shift to Distance Learning has underscored the effects of poverty on education. Educators were left scrambling, often with little or no budget, to acquire needed resources for virtual instruction. As a result, hundreds of students across the country have been left behind, many of whom were already facing obstacles, such as food […]

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Our Commitment to Educators During COVID-19. Because Learning Can’t Stop.

Updated 6/30/2020 Teachers and schools are doing amazing things right now to continue supporting their students during the Coronavirus pandemic.  At AdoptAClassroom.org, we are committed to providing teachers and principals with what they need to reach their students. In this unprecedented time, we have been challenged to think of new ways we can support distance […]

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Distance Learning Lesson Plans on a Budget

We’re continuing to update our blog with Distance Learning lesson plans and tips to help teachers during this difficult transition period. Months into the COVID-19 outbreak, many schools nationwide remain closed for the remainder of the school year. Teachers had to leave their teaching strategies behind and develop Distance Learning lesson plans overnight. Every child […]

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Teacher Spending Survey: $50 Classroom Giveaway

Since the COVID-19 outbreak, teachers nationwide have made the switch to distance learning, and we want to know how this has impacted their school-related spending. We’re asking teachers to fill out our short survey to raise awareness about how Distance Learning has affected teachers and students across the nation this school year. We will use […]

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VTech supports educators
VTech and LeapFrog are Helping Students #LearnThroughThis

Our friends at VTech and LeapFrog® have always supported parents and teachers with the resources they need to keep kids busy and learning while at home. Now they launched the #LearnThroughThis campaign, to provide free online educational activities, expert advice, and more, so learning doesn’t stop.  As part of the initiative, VTech is donating to […]

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Inclusive Classroom Fund Supports Hundreds of High-Needs Students
Inclusive Classroom Fund Supports Hundreds of High-Needs Students

25 educators across the nation received funding to purchase inclusive teaching materials and resources to benefit more than 600 students. Thank you Inclusive Classroom Fund donors for supporting equity in education this year! Your gifts ensure hundreds of students nationwide will have access to tools and materials that support their individual learning needs.  An inclusive […]

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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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Teacher Appreciation Week $100 Classroom Giveaway

While being a teacher has never been easy, it also has never been this hard. During our April Distance Learning Twitter Chat, we asked teachers if their out-of-pocket spending for their job had stayed the same or even increased. Overwhelmingly, teachers told us they are spending more. We want to help. In celebration of Teacher […]

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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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