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A trusted, comprehensive approach to supporting, teaching and assessing multilingual learners


WIDA designs language development standards for early childhood and K-12 multilingual learners.



WIDA offers a variety of research-based assessments to measure language proficiency.



WIDA provides educators with key resources and instructional tools to support multilingual learners.



WIDA provides professional learning opportunities aimed at empowering educators, and research to inform the field.


Trusted by 40 states, territories and federal agencies, and more than 400 international schools throughout the world

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WIDA Consortium

The WIDA Consortium is a member-based organization made up of U.S. states, territories and federal agencies dedicated to the research, design and implementation of a high-quality, standards-based system for K-12 English language learners.

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A global network of schools using WIDA resources and assessments to support multilingual learners

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A developmentally sound framework for providing quality care and instruction to young multilingual children in early care and education settings.

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A framework for supporting Spanish language development in Kindergarten through Grade 12 programs

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July 2021 Featured Educator: Maja Flom 

Colegio Franklin Delano Roosevelt, The American School of Lima, Peru

"WIDA's asset-based approach towards working with and on behalf of multilingual learners is the gold standard for our advocacy."

Instrucción en español: Las prácticas de la disciplina del Marco ALE

Este artículo de WIDA Español presenta dos prácticas de la disciplina del Marco ALE con ejemplos e ideas para su uso en el salón de clases.