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

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

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

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

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

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The WIDA Consortium is a member-based organization made up of U.S. states, territories and federal agencies, and is 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

A program that promotes equity for multilingual children in early care and education settings

A program for supporting Spanish language instruction in Kindergarten through grade 12

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Featured Educators’ go-to resources and tools

Browse this list of Featured Educator-recommended apps, websites and strategies that help you build students’ language skills, have fun in the classroom, collaborate with colleagues and stay connected with other educators.

Marco ALE: Un nuevo recurso para enlazar los programas lingüísticos del español e inglés

En este artículo por Esther Bettney, socia en el equipo de programas internacionales de WIDA, explora cómo el Marco ALE de WIDA Español puede enlazar los programas del español e inglés de las escuelas bilingües y al mismo tiempo promover el bilingüismo de los estudiantes.