Apply for Diverse Books from Lee & Low Books

If you’re in need of new and diverse books for your students this fall, read on! We are partnering with Lee & Low Books to provide $250 in diverse books as part of our Racial Equity in Schools Fund. Bonus: Each book also includes an online teacher guide to make the most of sharing it […]

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AdoptAClassroom.org Racial Equity in Schools Fund Application

The Racial Equity in Schools Fund is now open. The purpose of this grant is to provide support for teachers and schools who are working to eliminate racial inequities in their classrooms. Now through October 23, 2020, any PreK-12 public, private, or charter school teacher or principal can apply for grants for professional development, diverse […]

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Building Relationships with Students: Free Teacher Webinar

Are you a PreK-12 teacher looking for tips on how to promote racial equity and building relationships with students? AdoptAClassroom.org and our friends at Innocent Classroom can help with our upcoming free webinar! Registration is now closed, but you can view the video recording here.  Join us for Building Relationships for Racial Equity: A Conversation with […]

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Learn Methods to Dismantle Racism with Innocent Classroom

Teachers: Are you looking for new tools to dismantle racism or racial bias in your classroom? We can help. Apply for a $250 scholarship to attend Constructing the Innocent Classroom, a proven online training that helps create positive relationships with students. Learn more about Innocent Classroom on their website or learn more about our Racial […]

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Teachers on Classroom Management and Building Relationships

AdoptAClassroom.org learned about the Innocent Classroom from schools that had seen positive results in classroom management and endorsements from teachers. Innocent Classroom teacher training rebuilds the relationship between educators and their students, especially students of color.  We talked to two classroom teachers about their experiences with Innocent Classroom. Learn how this training helped them and […]

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Why Diverse Books Matter, Especially During Distance Learning

Teachers tell us that one of their biggest needs in the classroom is for diverse books that are culturally relevant for their students. Especially given current events and the struggle to keep students engaged with distance learning, we wanted to highlight our vendor partnership with Lee & Low Books. Lee & Low Books is the […]

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AdoptAClassroom.org’s Dedication to Racial Equity

In the weeks following the killing of George Floyd by police, right here in our hometown of Minneapolis, protests have rippled across the country demanding change to end pervasive and systemic racial injustice in our country. As we process our outrage, grief, and pain, the staff and board of AdoptAClassroom.org have been reflecting on what […]

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