"Holiday Fundraising"
How to Fundraise for Your Classroom Ahead of Giving Tuesday

Teachers need school supplies year-round, which means fundraising during holiday giving events like Giving Tuesday.  Donors are less aware of the problems facing teachers during the holidays than they are during Back to School, so it’s important to change your strategy to talk about why you need funding this time of year. To help you take […]

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$3,000 #GiveJoy2022 Classroom Giveaway

Halfway through the school year, teachers are running low on the basic supplies – and energy – that they need to get through to spring semester. To spread some much-needed joy to teachers, AdoptAClassroom.org is randomly selecting 10 teachers to receive a $300 classroom donation to purchase school supplies.  To be eligible for a chance […]

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$15,000 Giving Tuesday Classroom Donation Match November 29

Teachers need school supplies year-round, not just during the back-to-school season. To help teachers get the supplies they need to finish the year strong, AdoptAClassroom.org is matching donations made to classroom pages on Giving Tuesday, November 29, 2022.  We’re doubling donations made to PreK-12 classroom pages on AdoptAClassroom.org, up to $50*. Matching begins at 9am […]

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Indigenous Peoples’ Day: Resources for Teachers

Indigenous Peoples’ Day recognizes the historic and modern contributions of diverse Native peoples to the United States’ history and culture. For many activists who fought for recognition, this holiday also acknowledges the violence Christopher Columbus perpetuated onto Native tribes. In 2021, President Biden acknowledged Indigenous Peoples’ Day as an observed holiday in the United States.   […]

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Now Open: Application for $1,000 Arts Fund Grants

AdoptAClassroom.org is now accepting applications for our Fall 2022 Spotlight Fund Grants. We will be accepting applications for the Arts Fund. This fall’s grant process will involve two rounds. Round #1 is a simple form for educators that will take only a few minutes to fill out. Enter Round #1 through October 10, 2022. 100 […]

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"Why teachers say they keep teaching"
6 Inspirational Teacher Quotes on Why They Teach

We are highlighting a few teacher quotes to remind teachers – and the public – that having qualified, caring teachers in the classroom matters.  Over the past few years, teachers have endured the COVID-19 pandemic and increasing political turmoil. While the state of education is dire, there are still incredible teachers in the classroom that […]

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Teacher Resources: Caring for Yourself After Trauma

Being a teacher is stressful. You’re asked to teach, hold compassionate space for your students, and navigate the swirl of social and political contexts that emerge in your classroom every day. Any person under this amount of recurring stress, or during an unexpected crisis, is capable of developing trauma. Above all else, we recommend seeking […]

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Trauma-Informed Teaching Practices for Talking to Students About Traumatic Events

Teaching has been immensely challenging over the last few years. Teachers have had to facilitate learning in the face of traumatic events happening in their communities and worldwide. While it’s important to address these events in the classroom, it can be hard to sort through trauma-informed teaching practices to find the right way to speak […]

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"Stickers on Notebook reading 'Adopt A Classroom Week'"
$10,000 AdoptAClassroom Week Classroom Donation Match August 22-23 

**The donation match is over! Thank you to everyone who participated in supporting teachers for back to school.** To help teachers get the school supplies they need to support their students this back-to-school season, AdoptAClassroom.org is launching our second annual AdoptAClassroom Week on August 22–26, 2022. We’re kicking off AdoptAClassroom Week with a $10,000 classroom […]

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