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EduTerm Guide: A Comprehensive Resource for Educational Terminology and Acronyms

For: Community Based Organization, Educational Policy Maker, Higher Education Administrator, Higher Education Faculty, PK-12 Administrator, PK-12 Teacher, Teacher Candidate

Whether you're a seasoned educator or a newcomer to the field, the EduTerm Guide caters to individuals of all levels of expertise, fostering a deeper understanding of educational terminology. 

Promotora Project Book List

For: Community Based Organization, Higher Education Faculty, PK-12 Administrator, PK-12 Teacher, Teacher Candidate

The Promotora Project is a family engagement project that seeks to empower a group of Teacher Candidates and community liaisons, or what we call Early Literacy Promotoras, to support the early literacy development of Spanish speaking children. The following is a list of books that each team used.

Vacancy Data Tool for EPPs and Partner Districts

For: Educational Policy Maker, Higher Education Administrator, Higher Education Faculty, PK-12 Administrator

The vacancy data tool (excel workbook) is designed for EPPS and their District Partners to look at three years of data. EPP and district data are entered directly into the workbook which automatically generates visualizations that highlight gaps and surpluses in selected concentration areas.

Shared Reading for All: A Sample Lesson

For: Higher Education Faculty

In this toolkit, the Shared Reading strategy is described including ways to support all learners using Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles. An example assignment with a sample Shared Reading lesson plan is provided for instructors and trainers to use to support early childhood educators.

Reading Fluency: Evidence Based Practices for Teaching Reading Fluency

For: Higher Education Faculty, PK-12 Teacher, Teacher Candidate

This toolkit provides basic background information on reading fluency and practice-based strategies. It includes a definition for reading fluency and discusses the importance of reading fluency. Evidence-based strategies for teaching reading fluency and excerpts from fluency lessons are included.

Curriculum Literacy Guide

For: Higher Education Faculty, PK-12 Administrator, PK-12 Teacher

The Curriculum Literacy Guide provides guidance for teacher prep programs to support teacher candidates to become critical consumers of curriculum, making a real difference by narrowing opportunity gaps and accelerating student learning at scale.

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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