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.

For more information on the American Federation of Teachers, visit us at https://www.aft.org/

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Effective classroom managers must consider how they will respond when students misbehave. This classroom management resource includes strategies to...
  • Health
  • K-2, 3-5, MS, HS
This lesson on student discipline includes tips for teachers in the classroom, and the reasoning behind these strategies. CM_LP For more resources on...
Helpful article to plan assessment and lessons. Designing and assigning effective homework. Importance of timely and detailed feedback.
  • English Language Arts
  • K-2, 3-5
Tips for teachers on managing the first day of school and setting up the classroom in a way that creates the optimal learning environment. Includes...
  • Professional Development
  • K-2, 3-5, MS, HS
To be an effective classroom manager, you need to get off to a good start on the first day of school: Be prepared, organized and in charge Create a...