Six Ways to Help Teachers during COVID-19
Six Ways to Help Teachers During COVID-19

Whether you have time or money to donate, you can pick one of these six tactics to support teachers in your life so learning doesn’t stop.

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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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Teachers Spend $745 a Year on Supplies: The Cost of Distance Learning

In June 2020, AdoptAClassroom.org surveyed U.S. educators to find out how much PreK-12 teachers spend on school supplies in the era of distance learning. AdoptAClassroom.org received 3,938 unique, completed surveys from PreK-12 teachers at public, private, and charter schools nationwide. The survey found that during the 2019/2020 school year teachers are spending more than ever […]

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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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April Marketplace Update: Distance Learning Supplies

AdoptAClassroom.org is still fully operational, and we’re committed to providing a fundraising platform for teachers and principals so they can get the distance learning supplies they need to reach their students. Due to COVID-19 related school closures, we understand that many schools are unable to accept packages. That’s why we’re modifying our existing tools so […]

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Teacher Twitter Chat: Communicating with Students and Families

Communication between teachers and students has always been vital for success in the classroom. But during these unprecedented times of distance learning en masse, communication between teachers and their students is more important than ever before. Many teachers are new to teaching in a virtual classroom, and are continuing to explore the best methods to […]

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Free Distance Education Tools During COVID-19

During this challenging time for educators and their students, AdoptAClassroom.org will share distance education tips and resources that we hear about that may be helpful for you. This is not advertising. We are not making money off of this, and we are not endorsing products, services, or companies. We are sharing things that might be […]

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Distance Learning Tips: Student Communication

We’re continuing to update our blog with distance learning tips to help teachers during this difficult transition period. Weeks into the COVID-19 outbreak, schools nationwide remain closed, many for the remainder of the school year. Teachers are  adapting their teaching strategies for distance learning, but such abrupt changes haven’t come without difficulty. Every child has […]

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