Scheduled Workshops and Webinars

WIDA offers in-person workshops and online webinars throughout the year. Individuals and groups pay a registration fee to attend these events on a variety of instruction-oriented topics.

All Workshops

Introduction to Collaboration Webinar - January 27

January 27, 2021 | 1:00 pm

This introductory webinar provides an overview of collaborative methods and models for planning, instruction, and assessment of multilingual learners. It is designed for individual teachers who collaborate, teams, teacher pairs, or instructional coaches.

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Differentiation for Linguistically Diverse Students Webinar - January 28

January 28, 2021 | 12:00 pm

Multilingual learners need instruction that is differentiated to meet the needs unique to learning an additional language and grade-appropriate content. Participants will approach the idea of differentiation of language from an asset-based perspective, recognizing that language learners bring many contributions to the school community. This workshop is designed for general classroom teachers and English language specialists who share instructional responsibility for language learners. No experience in using the WIDA Standards Framework is needed for this workshop.

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Differentiation for Linguistically Diverse Students Webinar - February 4*

February 4, 2021 | 11:00 am

*Discounted registration fee as part of the We Love Educators Institute

Multilingual learners need instruction that is differentiated to meet the needs unique to learning an additional language and grade-appropriate content. Participants will approach the idea of differentiation of language from an asset-based perspective, recognizing that language learners bring many contributions to the school community. This workshop is designed for general classroom teachers and English language specialists who share instructional responsibility for language learners. No experience in using the WIDA Standards Framework is needed for this workshop.

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Differentiation for Linguistically Diverse Students Webinar - February 5*

February 5, 2021 | 4:00 pm

*Discounted registration fee as part of the We Love Educators Institute

Multilingual learners need instruction that is differentiated to meet the needs unique to learning an additional language and grade-appropriate content. Participants will approach the idea of differentiation of language from an asset-based perspective, recognizing that language learners bring many contributions to the school community. This workshop is designed for general classroom teachers and English language specialists who share instructional responsibility for language learners. No experience in using the WIDA Standards Framework is needed for this workshop.

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WIDA MODEL Online Test Administration Webinar Series - February 9-11

February 9, 2021 | 11:00 am

This WIDA MODEL training webinar series is for educators who are preparing to administer the WIDA MODEL Online assessment for grades 1-12. WIDA MODEL can be used as an identification/placement assessment for newly enrolled ELLs or as an interim progress monitoring assessment. During this training, participants will learn how to administer and score each of the four domain assessments as well as how to navigate and perform key functions in the MODEL Online Test Administrator Interface.

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Purposeful Lesson Planning for Language Learners Webinar - February 11*

February 11, 2021 | 11:00 am

*Discounted registration fee as part of the We Love Educators Institute

This webinar is designed to enhance participants’ lesson planning processes. Specifically, participants will focus on incorporating the WIDA Essential Actions into their lesson planning process to create contexts for meaningful language use within settings that integrate content and academic language learning. Throughout this process, participants will explore elements of the WIDA Standards and Assessment System as they design instruction that promotes students’ content learning and language development.

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Purposeful Lesson Planning for Language Learners Webinar - February 12*

February 12, 2021 | 4:00 pm

*Discounted registration fee as part of the We Love Educators Institute

This webinar is designed to enhance participants’ lesson planning processes. Specifically, participants will focus on incorporating the WIDA Essential Actions into their lesson planning process to create contexts for meaningful language use within settings that integrate content and academic language learning. Throughout this process, participants will explore elements of the WIDA Standards and Assessment System as they design instruction that promotes students’ content learning and language development.

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Introduction to Collaboration Webinar - February 18*

February 18, 2021 | 11:00 am

*Discounted registration fee as part of the We Love Educators Institute

This introductory webinar provides an overview of collaborative methods and models for planning, instruction, and assessment of multilingual learners. It is designed for individual teachers who collaborate, teams, teacher pairs, or instructional coaches.

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Introduction to Collaboration Webinar - February 19*

February 19, 2021 | 4:00 pm

*Discounted registration fee as part of the We Love Educators Institute

This introductory webinar provides an overview of collaborative methods and models for planning, instruction, and assessment of multilingual learners. It is designed for individual teachers who collaborate, teams, teacher pairs, or instructional coaches.

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Virtual Collaboration Course: Stretching Your Co-Teaching

February 22, 2021

How do teachers work together to serve multilingual learners in today's schools?

Andrea Honigsfeld and Jon Nordmeyer will explore collaboration, virtually. Based on the popular workshop Stretching Your Co-Teaching: Collaborating with WIDA, this deep-dive virtual workshop will energize your collaboration and set you up for success in the coming school year.

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WIDA MODEL Online Test Administration Webinar Series - February 23-25

February 23, 2021 | 6:00 am

This WIDA MODEL training webinar series is for educators who are preparing to administer the WIDA MODEL Online assessment for grades 1-12. WIDA MODEL can be used as an identification/placement assessment for newly enrolled ELLs or as an interim progress monitoring assessment. During this training, participants will learn how to administer and score each of the four domain assessments as well as how to navigate and perform key functions in the MODEL Online Test Administrator Interface.

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Interpreting ACCESS for ELLs Score Reports for Instruction Webinar - February 25*

February 25, 2021 | 11:00 am

*Discounted registration fee as part of the We Love Educators Institute

The Interpreting ACCESS for ELLs Score Reports for Instruction webinar provides specific information on students’ academic English language proficiency. This training is designed for ELL Educators, K-12 Educators, Administrators, and ELL Coordinators who administer one of the ACCESS for ELLs suite of assessments in grades K through 12.

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Interpreting ACCESS for ELLs Score Reports for Instruction Webinar - February 26*

February 26, 2021 | 4:00 pm

*Discounted registration fee as part of the We Love Educators Institute

The Interpreting ACCESS for ELLs Score Reports for Instruction webinar provides specific information on students’ academic English language proficiency. This training is designed for ELL Educators, K-12 Educators, Administrators, and ELL Coordinators who administer one of the ACCESS for ELLs suite of assessments in grades K through 12.

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WIDA MODEL Online Test Administration Webinar Series - March 9-11

March 9, 2021 | 11:00 am

This WIDA MODEL training webinar series is for educators who are preparing to administer the WIDA MODEL Online assessment for grades 1-12. WIDA MODEL can be used as an identification/placement assessment for newly enrolled ELLs or as an interim progress monitoring assessment. During this training, participants will learn how to administer and score each of the four domain assessments as well as how to navigate and perform key functions in the MODEL Online Test Administrator Interface.

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Differentiation for Linguistically Diverse Students - March 10

March 10, 2021 | 7:00 am

Note: This webinar is designed with a focus on elementary grade level students and educators.

Multilingual learners need instruction that is differentiated to meet the needs unique to learning an additional language and grade-appropriate content. Participants will approach the idea of differentiation of language from an asset-based perspective, recognizing that language learners bring many contributions to the school community. This workshop is designed for general classroom teachers and English language specialists who share instructional responsibility for language learners. No experience in using the WIDA Standards Framework is needed for this workshop.

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Differentiation for Linguistically Diverse Students - March 10

March 10, 2021 | 4:00 pm

Note: This webinar is designed with a focus on elementary grade level students and educators.

Multilingual learners need instruction that is differentiated to meet the needs unique to learning an additional language and grade-appropriate content. Participants will approach the idea of differentiation of language from an asset-based perspective, recognizing that language learners bring many contributions to the school community. This workshop is designed for general classroom teachers and English language specialists who share instructional responsibility for language learners. No experience in using the WIDA Standards Framework is needed for this workshop.

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Differentiation for Linguistically Diverse Students - March 17

March 17, 2021 | 4:00 pm

Note: This webinar is designed with a focus on secondary grade level students and educators.

Multilingual learners need instruction that is differentiated to meet the needs unique to learning an additional language and grade-appropriate content. Participants will approach the idea of differentiation of language from an asset-based perspective, recognizing that language learners bring many contributions to the school community. This workshop is designed for general classroom teachers and English language specialists who share instructional responsibility for language learners. No experience in using the WIDA Standards Framework is needed for this workshop.

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Differentiation for Linguistically Diverse Students - March 17

March 17, 2021 | 7:00 am

Note: This webinar is designed with a focus on secondary grade level students and educators.

Multilingual learners need instruction that is differentiated to meet the needs unique to learning an additional language and grade-appropriate content. Participants will approach the idea of differentiation of language from an asset-based perspective, recognizing that language learners bring many contributions to the school community. This workshop is designed for general classroom teachers and English language specialists who share instructional responsibility for language learners. No experience in using the WIDA Standards Framework is needed for this workshop.

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Differentiation for Linguistically Diverse Students - March 22

March 22, 2021 | 9:00 am

Multilingual learners need instruction that is differentiated to meet the needs unique to learning an additional language and grade-appropriate content. Participants will approach the idea of differentiation of language from an asset-based perspective, recognizing that language learners bring many contributions to the school community. This workshop is designed for general classroom teachers and English language specialists who share instructional responsibility for language learners. No experience in using the WIDA Standards Framework is needed for this workshop.

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WIDA MODEL Online Test Administration Webinar Series - March 23-25

March 23, 2021 | 6:00 am

This WIDA MODEL training webinar series is for educators who are preparing to administer the WIDA MODEL Online assessment for grades 1-12. WIDA MODEL can be used as an identification/placement assessment for newly enrolled ELLs or as an interim progress monitoring assessment. During this training, participants will learn how to administer and score each of the four domain assessments as well as how to navigate and perform key functions in the MODEL Online Test Administrator Interface.

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