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The BranchED portal is designed to support both teacher educators and PK-12 partners in their professional development. Whether you’re seeking information on a particular topic, looking to take an online course, or to stay current with our evolving library of resources, we’ve got something for you.
Brief: Data Empowerment
In this brief, we highlight the design principle titled: Data Empowered, as defined by BranchED. We believe quality educator preparation is predicated on an active culture of inquiry in which stakeholders and education partners engage in authentic and ongoing cycles of evidence-based improvement.
Brief: Community of Learners
In this brief we highlight the design principle titled: Community of Learners, as defined by BranchED. We believe quality educator preparation is catalyzed by a broad-based Community of Learners comprised of teacher educators, PK-12 and other community members, and workforce development personnel
Live from the Classroom: Highly Effective Teachers of Color Share Expertise
The Teacher Video Project was designed so Teacher Candidates of Color could have opportunities to see highly effective Teachers of Color who come from similar racial, ethic, and linguistic backgrounds in action.
Using Equity Reviews to Assess and Address Opportunity Gaps in Teacher Preparation Programs
This report chronicles the history and purpose of BranchED’s Equity Reviews. Learnings from four prototype reviews conducted at predominately white institutions are provided as well as considerations and opportunities for undertaking like reviews in the future.
Translanguaging in Education: A Transdisciplinary Perspective
Drawing on scholarship from Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), writing studies, and bilingual education, this research brief offers a transdisciplinary perspective on translanguaging as a tool for teaching and learning.
Centering Translanguaging and Critical Consciousness in Chinese/English Dual Language Bilingual Education Programs
Despite the prevalence of Chinese usage in the U.S. and in the world, Chinese language ranks low in K-12 language instruction. U.S. education policies and programs have historically excluded and disserved Chinese ancestry students.
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.