Seven Quintessential Back-to-School Photos

Every year, parents across the country snap pictures of their kids on the first day of school. Let’s be honest, they don’t always turn out like perfect catalog images, and sometimes that’s the best part. This year, your photos can help us support teachers. Simply snap and share a first-day pic from July 24 – […]

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Give Back This Back-to-School Season with Kohl’s

We’re excited to be teaming up with Kohl’s to help ensure students (and teachers!) get the basic essentials they need to succeed. With your help, they will donate up to one million dollars (that’s a lot of sneakers!). How can you help? Simply snap and share a first-day pic from July 24 – August 28 […]

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Kennett Teacher Empowered to Bring Technology to Her Classroom

With help from Farmers Insurance, AdoptAClassroom.org and Sheryl Crow surprised every Kennett High School teacher with a $600 classroom adoption in February. Check out the impact this surprise had in one science teacher’s classroom. Michelle McMullan teaches Chemistry at Kennett High School in Missouri. Her chemistry classroom’s budget is approximately $2,000, which isn’t nearly as much as […]

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First Grade Classroom Thanks BIC for Pencil Donation

In 2014, BIC launched their Fight For Your Write mission to help preserve the act of handwriting in an increasingly digital world. For every person that signs BIC’s online pledge to celebrate handwriting in their home and community, the company donates a pen or pencil to AdoptAClassroom.org. These writing utensils are then sent to classrooms across the United States that […]

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Teacher Raises Test Scores with Fun Books and Apple Cider

How did teacher Mairead Beane see her 10th graders progress their reading levels by two years? She gave them a comfortable space to read books they enjoyed. Mairead Beane taught 10th and 11th grade Literature at Minneapolis College Preparatory School, where many of her students would be the first in their families to attend college. Though […]

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Give to Your Favorite Classroom on #GivingTuesday and We’ll Match It!

We’re getting in the holiday spirit! At AdoptAClassroom.org that means giving to classrooms in need. Our goal is to adopt 100 classrooms on Giving Tuesday. To make it even better for your favorite teacher, the first 100 donors on Giving Tuesday (December 1st) will have their donation matched up to $50 sponsored by Lane Bryant. GIVE NOW > […]

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Classroom Funds Allow Teacher’s Vision to Become Reality

High school teacher Laurie Rodriguez was shocked to find out that she was one of the teachers granted a $2,500 award through the Farmers Insurance Thank America’s Teachers program. “I didn’t expect to win because usually I don’t win anything I apply for,” Laurie shared. “Then one day I was checking my email and my kids […]

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Bob Joins Propane Council to surprise school with $10,000

Last week our Executive Director joined Propane Council (PERC) and  journalist/former teacher Jenna Bush Hager to surprise Lilla G. Frederick Pilot Middle School in Boston. The event, which culminated in a surprise gift of $10,000 to teachers, kicked-off a partnership between AdoptAClassroom.org and PERC to give over $30,000 to schools who have switched to propane […]

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Our favorite #TeacherFashion of the week (And a #PlusIsEqual S/O!)

In our humble–but definitely accurate–opinion, fall is the best fashion season. As a teacher, you have the added benefit of starting a new year (and a new style) every year around this time. At AdoptAClassroom.org, we have extra reasons to love fall fashion thanks to some of our amazing partners. Have you heard about Lane Bryant‘s #PlusIsEqual campaign? […]

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