WIDA, in collaboration with the International Consortium for Multilingual Excellence in Education (ICMEE), announces a call for nominations for the first class of WIDA Fellows. In establishing these fellowships, WIDA and ICMEE formally acknowledge the invaluable role of exemplary teachers of bilingual and multilingual learners in advancing the field in collaboration with professional development and research partners.
The January 2019 edition of WIDA News includes our Featured Educator, WIDA Annual Conference last call for proposals, information about our new language-focused family engagement workshop, the question of the month and more.
This month’s featured educator, Alma Maldonado, works with K-5 multilingual learners in Dinwiddie, Virginia. She was a multilingual student herself and her experiences motivate her to help the students and families in her community.
Announcing our call for proposals and reviewers for the 2019 WIDA Annual Conference, a new Focus Bulletin on language-focused family engagement, new reports from the ALTELLA project, and information about customer service holiday hours.
This month's featured educators, Angela Thoen, works with Grades 5-6 newcomers in Austin, Minnesota. She was selected because of her collaborative approach to newcomer education and the growth mindset she brings to her school.
The November 2018 edition of WIDA News includes our Featured Educator, WIDA Annual Conference wrap-up and call for proposals, STEM for ELLs expanded outreach, the question of the month and more.
This month we have the pleasure of introducing, Krista McInnis, an educator from one of the schools in WIDA’s International School Consortium, GEMS World Academy in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
This WIDA News Extra for October 2018 includes information about our newest Consortium member and Focus Bulletin, our question of the month, and a final call to register for WIDA 2018 in Detroit.
The October 2018 edition of WIDA News includes information about what's new with ACCESS, the 2018 WIDA Annual Conference, tips on the ACCESS writing domain, and upcoming WIDA Workshops.
Abigail Billman has been chosen for the October 2018 WIDA Featured Educator due to her amazing rapport with her students and her passion for creating a school environment that is rigorous, challenging, safe and supportive.