Meet Our New Vendor: Staples

We’re excited to announce that Staples has teamed up with AdoptAClassroom.org as our newest vendor partner to provide classroom essentials to teachers across the country. The premiere worklife company is committed to helping educators make their workplaces more productive and connected, and providing products and services designed to help inspire colleagues to do their best, […]

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4 Surprising Purchases Teachers Make to Do Their Job

These days, no one is surprised to hear that teachers spend their own money on classroom supplies. During the 2018/2019 school year, U.S. teachers were in the national spotlight, going on strike in record numbers to advocate for education reform, including higher wages and smaller class sizes. A 2018 AdoptAClassroom.org survey found that 96 percent […]

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New Vendor Alert: OOLY

We’re excited to introduce you to OOLY, our newest vendor for you to shop! We know you’re going to LOVE their assortment of fun and trend-forward products. Make your classroom more colorful with high quality art and office supplies from people dedicated to seeing teachers and students succeed. Who is OOLY? For more than 10 years, OOLY […]

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Win Tablets When You Participate in March Supply Madness!

Spring is in the air, bringing with it vacation dreams, beautiful flowers…and a complete shortage of basic classroom supplies. The tissues and eraser caps you bought at the beginning of the year (or maybe received from generous parents) are long gone. Dry erase markers are dry, scissors have walked off, and your students are sharpening […]

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Why Are Teachers Spending So Much on Supplies?

Class is back in session for the 2016-2017 school year, and it’s not the supply fairy who’s providing students with classroom materials they need to learn. The back-to-school shopping season is the second largest U.S. holiday when it comes to spending, often it is the K-12 teachers who are doing the shopping. An AdoptAClassroom.org study found that 91 […]

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97% of Teachers Will Do Whatever it Takes to Help Kids Learn

A national survey conducted by Kelton Research in April 2010, “National Teaching Realities Survey“, found that 97% of all teachers will go the extra mile to create an effective learning environment for their students, even if it means dipping into their own pockets to purchase necessary supplies. Do you have stories about teachers that go […]

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