Explore our Resource Portal
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.
Building a Teacher Residency: Stages of Work and Critical Moves
This handbook is intended for an EPP and school district partnership working together to build and sustain a teacher residency. It outlines steps for designing and implementing a teacher residency that centers the needs of the partnership and lays the groundwork for sustainability of the program.
Elementary Mathematics Vocabulary
The purpose of this toolkit is to identify key mathematical terminology coupled with activities that explore these terms. These activities can be used as a resource for parents or guardians to build mathematical vocabulary at home or as classroom vocabulary building activities.
BranchED Framework for the Quality Preparation of Educators: A Diagnostic Tool Focused on Early Literacy
This asset-based early literacy diagnostic tool allows for Educator Preparation Providers to evaluate and reflect on their current level of literacy performance. It aligns to the BranchED Framework for Quality of Preparation of Educators and essential early literacy research, concepts, and skills.
BranchED Signature Framework: Principle Briefs
Each brief visits one of the design principles to ensure continued relevance to quality educator preparation and provide additional information on each based on the literature.
Institutional Data Inquiry Tool
The purpose of this tool is to understand more about the current data climate at your institution around three primary focus areas: (a) Data Collection & Access, (b) Data Interpretation & Dissemination, (c) Data Use. EPPs are encouraged to use this tool for initial planning, to gain insight.
Equity in Education: Creating Inclusive Learning Environments
The Equity in Education module explores the characteristics of dominant cultural values within learning environments, which allows participants an opportunity to examine their own practice and classroom structures with an equity lens. Modules features mixed reality simulation among other activities.
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.