In less than two years, 500,000 teachers, parents and others have used Share My Lesson, posting, downloading and rating classroom lessons and other teaching materials—making it the most sought-after, free online collection of lesson plans and other instructional resources.
The AFT, in partnership with the Albert Shanker Institute and the AFT Innovation Fund, is accepting applications for the second annual $25,000 Prize for Solution-Driven Unionism, which honors the most innovative, inspiring examples of collaborative work by our state and local affiliates.
A new initiative from Farmers Insurance gives people a way to send a personal thank-you to educators who make a difference in their lives and the lives of their children—and offers those educators a chance to win a grant to use in their classrooms.
In her latest column appearing in the New York Times, AFT President Randi Weingarten writes about the necessity of making early childhood education a priority in this country.
In her latest column appearing in the New York Times, AFT President Randi Weingarten writes that the Common Core State Standards, while not a silver bullet, are important in helping to equalize educational opportunity for all children.
Many resources for K-12 educators on teacher evaluations and new learning standards are available on NYSUT.org including:
- Your Teacher Evaluation Rating: Now What?
- How to Understand Your Growth Score
- Common Core Resources
- Student Learning Objectives (SLOs)
- A Parent's Guide to Common Core Learning
and much more.