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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  • Health
  • K-2, 3-5
This is a brochure containing tips for school-based secretaries on how to effectively manage student behavior. PSRP_LP
  • English Language Arts
  • Elementary (Grades K-2)
The 36 Get Ready to Read! skill-building activity cards are early literacy activities to try with 3- to 5-year-old children. The activity cards can...
  • Gifted and Talented
  • Pre-K, K-2, 3-5, MS, HS
Downloadable forms that can be used as tools for monitoring language skills. Forms focus on language performance, oral communication skills, readings...
  • Math
  • K-2, 3-5, MS
These resources include two sample projects (one for upper elementary and one for middle) and a variety of project ideas for teachers to help their...
File contains tips for teachers about teaching online safety to students, using computers in the classroom, and preventing and recognizing cyber...
  • Health
  • K-2, 3-5
Poster to remind elementary students that bullying is not okay and that there are ways to stop it from happening to themselves and other classmates...
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  • Arts
  • K-2, 3-5, MS, HS
A suggested reading list, by age group, to complement your school or classroom library. Courtesy of the Smithsonian.
  • Health
  • K-2, 3-5
This handout features responses from real elementary school students about what they think bullying is and how it can be dealt with. It is a good...
  • US History
  • 3-5, MS
The following is a handout providing information on the current and historical challanges faced by American Indians.
  • Social Studies
  • Middle School
Overview of the Asian American experience.