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  • Professional Development
  • K-2, 3-5, MS, HS
Teaching, while both challenging and demanding, is an incredibly rewarding profession. As educators, teachers are the creators of tomorrow; they make...
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  • Professional Development
  • K-2, 3-5, MS, HS
The AFT has long recognized that the union’s responsibilities go beyond the traditional “bread and butter” issues of salary and benefits. The AFT...
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  • Professional Development
  • K-2, 3-5, MS, HS
How Can Teachers Lead? The AFT has long recognized the importance of teachers as leaders and has supported efforts to recognize them. In recent...
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  • Professional Development
  • K-2, 3-5, MS, HS
Starting a new career is challenging, but starting a new career with the burden of student loan debt can be overwhelming. The AFT has several member...
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The AFT and the Badass Teachers Association conducted a survey in 2015 in which 30,000 educators reported often feeling emotionally and physically...
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  • Professional Development
  • Pre-K, K-2, 3-5, MS, HS
This report looks at numerous case studies where members of labor unions have used their freedom to join strong unions and collective voice to fight...
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  • Professional Development
  • Pre-K, K-2, 3-5, MS, HS
Read the AFT's Innovation Fund report (2009-2016) on recent case studies highlighting the successes of educator-led solutions for students and...
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  • Professional Development
  • K-2, 3-5, MS, HS
Edtech can enhance student learning, but can also hinder it. In this video, Dr. Bror Saxberg, Chief Learning Officer of Kaplan, Inc., discusses how...
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Pre-K, K-2, 3-5, MS, HS
Students do not come to school as blank slates to be filled with information. Rather, they come to school with considerable knowledge, some correct...
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  • Professional Development
  • Pre-K, K-2, 3-5, MS, HS
How can teachers capitalize on evidence about student learning that is generated in their classrooms every day? How can this information best be...