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Complexities in the Classroom: Vignettes for Teacher Candidates

For: Higher Education Faculty

This handbook, developed by a team of teacher educators and their PK-12 partners, consists of a series of vignettes and accompanying protocols to engage teacher candidates in exploring classroom complexities.

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Nuts & Bolts Webinar on Innovative Pedagogies: Humanizing Pedagogy

For: Higher Education Faculty

This webinar features Dr. María del Carmen Salazar and Dr. William Anderson who will discuss her experience with and development of pedagogical practices that humanize learners.

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Introduction to Translanguaging in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Classrooms

For: Higher Education Faculty, PK-12 Teacher

This instructional material provides detailed guidance of introductory activities to translanguaging in culturally and linguistically diverse classrooms.

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Centering Art to Understand the World Around Us

For: Higher Education Faculty, PK-12 Teacher

The purpose of this instructional material is to explore ways to use art in the classroom and in school settings, to connect with the lives and communities of students and to enhance students’ understanding of ideas and to display of ideas through art.

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Self-Assessing Linguistic Biases

For: Higher Education Faculty, PK-12 Teacher

In this instructional material will guide teachers and teacher educators through the redesign of a writing assignment using a transparent, equity-minded approach.

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Nuts & Bolts Framework Series--Empowered by Data: Fostering a Culture of Inquiry

For: Higher Education Administrator, Higher Education Faculty

In this webinar, learn how educator preparation providers (EPPs) have transitioned from a culture of compliance to an active culture of inquiry, utilizing an authentic and ongoing cycle of evidence-based improvement.


BranchED seeks to support individual educator preparation programs (EPPs) and the field at large in reimagining and redefining “quality” preparation programs such that attention to issues of diversity and equity are explicit, embedded, and inextricably linked to high-quality performance.

The Resource Portal was created to support our community by providing resources such as instructional materials, online modules, podcasts, practice-based learning opportunities, research briefs, teaching video library, tool/toolkit, and webinars.

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