music teacher tips for an engaging classroom
Teacher Tips for Engaging Students in Learning

Alex is a music teacher supporting three different high school choirs: Jazz Choir, Concert Choir, Varsity Choir; plus a middle school choir, and 6th grade music exploration. He also teaches a music theater appreciation class and a glee class. Overall, he has over 300 students in his relatively new music program. Like any teacher, he […]

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donation match for Open World Learning
Donation Match Challenge: Support an Impactful New Choir Program

Alex Ferderer is the director of a new choral music program at Open World Learning (OWL) Community, a grade 6-12 school in St. Paul, MN. As music programs across the nation are being cut or disappearing completely, St. Paul Public Schools saw the value in creating a completely new program for their students. The program […]

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New Vendor Alert: Music & Arts

We’re excited to announce that Music & Arts has joined AdoptAClassroom.org as our newest vendor partner to provide band instruments and accessories for our teachers in our online marketplace. Music & Arts has one of the largest product offerings, with more than 130,000 music education products to choose from. As the nation’s leading provider of private […]

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Helping Students Be Heard With AdoptAClassroom.org

Washburn High School Band and Orchestra Director Tim Martin received $600 for his classroom through AdoptAClassroom.org.  We created our Spotlight Funds to support subjects in high-need and areas of particular passion, such as Martin’s commitment to offering music education in schools. “Music is important, especially at the high school level, because it allows students to have a community […]

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Fundraising is Instrumental in Bringing Supplies to this Music Room

Music teacher Kyle Manley understands the important role supplies play in the classroom. His Band, Orchestra, and Guitar classes rely heavily on classroom materials, as students couldn’t learn to play instruments properly without them. Kyle teaches middle school students at the Crosswinds East Metro Arts and Science School in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Almost half of the school’s […]

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A Music Classroom Where Every Student Is Important

Dr. David Lazerson understands what he does is serious… seriously fun, seriously unique, and seriously effective. Dr. Lazerson, also known as Dr. Laz, is a special education music and drama teacher at The Quest Center in Hollywood, Florida. There, Dr. Laz has created a one-of-a-kind classroom full of visual and sound effects for his students […]

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