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WIDA's Featured Educator is a monthly feature article that highlights classroom, district, or state-level educators who are making a difference in the lives of multilingual learners. Nominate an outstanding colleague today!

Consejos para el aprendizaje a distancia en este año escolar

July 29, 2020

Ahora que maestros, estudiantes y familias se preparan para la educación a distancia, Samuel Aguirre, el director de WIDA Español, da recomendaciones para que aquellos que trabajan con estudiantes multilingües tengan las herramientas y recursos necesarios para promover el éxito académico.

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WIDA MODEL Online launches new test content

August 6, 2020

After about two years of research, test development, reviews, and field testing, WIDA is proud to announce the release of new test content for WIDA MODEL Online interim assessment.

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Going back to school in 2020: WIDA is here to help

August 5, 2020

No matter what the next academic year looks like in your school, state or country, WIDA is confident that you and your students Can Do this! To make sure you have the tools and supports you need to teach and grow with WIDA this school year, we share our top distance teaching and learning resources.

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WIDA announces eSummit

August 5, 2020

WIDA is excited to announce the eSummit, a free virtual learning opportunity for educators in WIDA Consortium member states, territories and federal agencies, to be held October 12-30.

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August 2020 Featured Educator: Claudia Trillo

August 3, 2020

Claudia Trillo is a lead ELL teacher at Harris Elementary School in Duluth, Georgia. This school year, she will begin her ninth year of teaching.

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Conversations with Tim: A growing international consensus on educating multilingual learners

August 3, 2020

In this edition of Conversations with Tim, Tim partners with Jon Nordmeyer, who directs WIDA’s international programs, to discuss a Bell Foundation report they contributed to on international strategies for ensuring equity in multilingual schools.

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WIDA announces 2020-2021 WIDA Fellows cohort

July 30, 2020

WIDA celebrates a successful first year of the WIDA Fellows program and welcomes new and returning WIDA Fellows for 2020-2021.

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Successfully start off the school year with tips for distance learning

July 29, 2020

As teachers, students and families gear up for a return to distance learning, Samuel Aguirre, director of WIDA Español, wants to make sure that those who work with multilingual learners have the tools and resources they need to promote academic success.

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Conversations with Tim, WIDA Founder and Director: Students' home languages as assets

July 9, 2020

In his new monthly column, WIDA Founder and Director Tim Boals shares a colleague’s perspective on the importance of students’ home language.

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WIDA Early Years welcomes Wisconsin as its newest member state!

July 8, 2020

WIDA announces that the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families joins the WIDA Early Years network. Find out more about the network and its members in the full article.

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