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American Federation of Teachers 

We are 1.7 million teachers, paraprofessionals and school-related personnel, higher education faculty, government employees, and healthcare workers making a difference every day. The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) seeks to improve the lives of our members and their families; to give voice to their legitimate professional, economic and social aspirations; to strengthen the institutions in which we work; to improve the quality of the services we provide; to bring together all members to assist and support one another; and to promote democracy, human rights and freedom in our union, in our nation and throughout the world.

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Creative Ways to Engage Students with Collaborative Writing
  • Multiple Subjects
  • K-2, 3-5, MS, HS
Join AFT Member, Stacy Vocasek, and Share My Lesson to discuss do your students struggle with writing? In this session, we'll look at practical...
K-12 Culminating Capstones: End-of-Year Projects for Distance Learning Success Webinar
  • Classroom Management
  • Professional Development
With the COVID-19 pandemic, school buildings across the country closed, and teaching and learning shifted almost overnight to being done remotely...
Keynote: Priorities to Support Our Students: A Conversation with U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona
  • Classroom Management
  • Pre-K, K-2, 3-5, MS, HS, PD, SS
"Students have and always will serve as my motivation."— @SecCardona Join this AFT Share My Lesson keynote session featuring newly appointed...
Building Parent Teacher Partnerships
  • Multiple Subjects
  • Pre-K, K-2, 3-5, MS, HS
This resource provides strategies and ideas for effectively communicating with parents, building parent-teacher partnerships, and conducting...
Contributing Voices: Examining Essays from The 1619 Project with Nikole Hannah-Jones
Join Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones and members of the Pulitzer Center education team as they explore a selection of essays in...
Keynote: The State of Public Education 2021
  • Classroom Management
  • Pre-K, K-2, 3-5, MS, HS, PD, SS
Join AFT President Randi Weingarten and Share My Lesson for an important update on the state of public education. Wednesday, March 24, 2021 Now...
Books to Support Remote Learning and Welcome Students Back to the Classroom
  • Multiple Subjects
  • Pre-K, K-2, 3-5, MS, HS, PD, SS
Join Shalonda Jenkins of First Book , Leslie Getzinger, AFT Communications, and Share My Lesson for a session on how books can support remote...
Classroom Management - Defining Consequences
  • Multiple Subjects
  • K-2, 3-5, MS
Effective classroom managers must consider how they will respond when students misbehave. This classroom management resource includes strategies to...
School Safety in the United States: One Year After Parkland
  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
Common Core
Main idea of the lesson: Young people provide an essential voice in the ongoing conversation to increase school safety and reduce gun violence in...
Yin and Yang: Strengthening Mind and Body with Yoga
  • Personal and Community Health
  • PD, SS
Join Eleanor Harris, a classroom teacher in the Austin (Texas) Independent School District, and a health and fitness professional, for a virtual yoga...