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AFT Professional Learning for Educators
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Professional Development
The AFT has long recognized that the union’s responsibilities go beyond the traditional “bread and butter” issues of salary and benefits. The AFT...
AFT International Update: Special Report 2012-2014
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  • Social Studies
  • Professional Development
The Dec. 6 release of the OECD’s triennial report on the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) ranks academic achievement among...
Teacher Leadership
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Professional Development
How Can Teachers Lead? The AFT has long recognized the importance of teachers as leaders and has supported efforts to recognize them. In recent...
Five Great Reasons to Join a Union of Professionals
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  • Unions and the Labor Movement
  • MS, HS
The American Federation of Teachers: Supports you in the classroom Helps you prepare Stands up for you Advocates for your profession Keeps you...
Lesson Plan: ESTABLISHING THE PRESIDENCY
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
In this lesson plan on establishing the presidency: Students will discuss the challenges of being the first President of the United States. Students...
Top 20 Psychology Principles for Pre-K to 12 Teaching and Learning
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Pre-K, K-2, 3-5, MS, HS, PD
The Top 20 Psychology Principles provides key insights on effective instruction, classroom environments that promote learning, and the appropriate...
A Silent National Crisis: Violence Against Teachers
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Pre-K, K-2, 3-5, MS, HS, PD
Violence directed against K-12 teachers is a serious problem that demands the immediate attention of researchers, school administrators, community...
Characters Respond to Challenges
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  • Reading Standards for Fiction
  • Elementary (Grades 3-5)
New York DOE
Students will be able to determine how characters from fairy tales respond to certain challenges in order to understand the story better. A challenge...
Grade School During the Chinese Cultural Revolution, 1973 (Worksheet)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
During the Cultural Revolution, Chairman Mao sought to impose his doctrines, known as "Mao Zedong Thought," on all aspects of Chinese society. Using...
Was Soviet Policy Dictated by the Empire's Strength or Weakness? (Worksheet)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
By 1981, the Soviet Union's economy was stagnant for years, yet it remained a global superpower because of its military might. This seemingly...