Five Tips from Dr. Jakeisha Gibson on Telling Your Story

Telling the story of your classroom can be overwhelming. You spend most of your time in the classroom, thinking about your students, or lesson planning. You can talk about your profession for hours, but how do you distill the most important information into a few paragraphs? Crafting a donation ask can be hard, but it […]

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Four Tips from Dr. Jakeisha Gibson on Creating a Fundraising Plan

During Teacher Appreciation Week, May 6 – 10, 2019, AdoptAClassroom.org is matching every unique donation to your classroom up to $50. Check out this blog post for details.  Teachers spend hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars a year to provide students with the resources they deserve. We’re experts on making the most of a small […]

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Join AdoptAClassroom.org's Facebook Group for Teachers

We’ve officially launched our Teachers’ Lounge Facebook group! Are you a teacher looking for a supportive space to discuss the education topics on your mind, or to join in on teaching and fundraising conversations with your fellow teachers? Check out our new Teachers’ Lounge Facebook group  and join a community of great teachers. The Teachers’ […]

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Tips for Teachers: How to Make a Video to Apply for Funding or Thank Your Sponsor

In recent years, we’ve asked teachers to create videos to apply for funding or thank sponsors. While we don’t often require videos, we do highly encourage teachers to create them. Videos are a great way to connect us and your supporters directly to you and your classroom. When we hear directly from you, we’re more […]

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Thank Your Corporate Sponsors. Tips and Examples for Teachers.

If you received a donation for your classroom from one of our generous corporate partners, congratulations! Now, it’s time to say thanks.   Why is it important to say thank you? Corporate sponsors want to help. Our sponsors donate because they want to help teachers and students in their local communities, and across the nation. […]

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Show Us Your #CoffeeMugshot to Win a Coffee Prize Pack

AdoptAClassroom.org is celebrating International Coffee Day with a coffee prize pack giveaway for teachers on our Facebook and Instagram! We’re awarding four teachers with coffee prize packs, donated by the Minneapolis, MN-based coffee roaster Peace Coffee. Each prize includes two bags of coffee and a mug. Show us your #CoffeeMugshot to Win a Prize How […]

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New Vendor Alert: Learner’s Edge is Here to Help With Professional Development Courses!

AdoptAClassroom.org is excited to announce that they are partnering with Learner’s Edge to provide Professional Development courses for our teachers. Learners Edge provides more than 120 relevant, applicable, credit-bearing continuing education courses. Over 100,000 teachers from across the United States look to Learners Edge to fulfill their continuing education needs. All Learners Edge courses are […]

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Classroom Crowdfunding: Back-to-School Social Media Toolkit

We receive amazing success stories from teachers who raise hundreds to thousands of dollars crowdfunding on AdoptAClassroom.org. When we asked our veteran fundraisers to share their advice for those new to crowdfunding, they all agreed that social media is the key to reaching more donors. To help teachers who are new to AdoptAClassroom.org, we created […]

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New School Year Resolutions: 5 Self-Care Tips

The end of summer brings many New School Year Resolutions. As teachers, we give so much of ourselves to our students. But let’s be honest, teacher burnout is real. I’d like to share my top five self-care tips for enhancing your school year. 1. Disconnect Daily At the beginning of each school year, have a […]

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