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

All times listed are Central Time.

WIDA MODEL Online Test Administration Training Webinar Series - October 19-20

October 19, 2021 | 3:00 pm

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 multilingual learners 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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Planning with the WIDA ELD Standards Framework Facilitated eWorkshop - October 19-21

October 19, 2021 | 4:00 pm

This eWorkshop is designed for educators and leaders who are responsible for language development within content learning and implementation of the WIDA English Language Development (ELD) Standards Framework. Participants will receive resources for using the WIDA ELD Standards Framework in instructional planning. Teams are strongly encouraged to attend the webinars together. This eWorkshop will assist educators in using the framework to identify and support language students will use to engage in content learning. Participants will explore how the framework can support collaborative instructional planning.

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Interpreting ACCESS for ELLs Score Reports for Instruction Training Webinar - October 26

October 26, 2021 | 5:00 pm

This training is designed for ELL educators, K-12 educators, administrators, and ELL coordinators with students who have been administered one of the ACCESS for ELLs suite of assessments in grades K-12.

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Pedagogía con Respeto: Exploring Spanish Language Development Webinar - October 28

October 28, 2021 | 4:00 pm

This webinar is in English.

This bilingual webinar uses an interactive approach to introduce the framework of the WIDA Spanish Language Development (SLD) Standards. Participants will reflect on current practice to determine ways to apply the WIDA SLD Standards and related tools, such as Las definiciones de desempeño, to inform instruction and assessment.

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Virtual Collaboration Course: Stretching Your Co-Teaching

November 1, 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 Training Webinar Series - November 2-3

November 2, 2021 | 8:00 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 multilingual learners 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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Planning with the WIDA ELD Standards Framework Facilitated eWorkshop - November 9-11

November 9, 2021 | 4:00 pm

This eWorkshop is designed for educators and leaders who are responsible for language development within content learning and implementation of the WIDA English Language Development (ELD) Standards Framework. Participants will receive resources for using the WIDA ELD Standards Framework in instructional planning. Teams are strongly encouraged to attend the webinars together. This eWorkshop will assist educators in using the framework to identify and support language students will use to engage in content learning. Participants will explore how the framework can support collaborative instructional planning.

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Interpreting ACCESS for ELLs Score Reports for Instruction Training Webinar - November 16

November 16, 2021 | 5:00 pm

This training is designed for ELL educators, K-12 educators, administrators, and ELL coordinators with students who have been administered one of the ACCESS for ELLs suite of assessments in grades K-12.

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WIDA MODEL Online Test Administration Training Webinar Series - November 30-December 1

November 30, 2021 | 8:00 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 multilingual learners 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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Planning with the WIDA ELD Standards Framework Facilitated eWorkshop - December 6, 13 and 20

December 6, 2021 | 5:30 pm

This eWorkshop is designed for educators and leaders who are responsible for language development within content learning and implementation of the WIDA English Language Development (ELD) Standards Framework. Participants will receive resources for using the WIDA ELD Standards Framework in instructional planning. Teams are strongly encouraged to attend the webinars together. This eWorkshop will assist educators in using the framework to identify and support language students will use to engage in content learning. Participants will explore how the framework can support collaborative instructional planning.

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Planning with the WIDA ELD Standards Framework Facilitated eWorkshop - December 14-16

December 14, 2021 | 4:00 pm

This eWorkshop is designed for educators and leaders who are responsible for language development within content learning and implementation of the WIDA English Language Development (ELD) Standards Framework. Participants will receive resources for using the WIDA ELD Standards Framework in instructional planning. Teams are strongly encouraged to attend the webinars together. This eWorkshop will assist educators in using the framework to identify and support language students will use to engage in content learning. Participants will explore how the framework can support collaborative instructional planning.

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Planning with the WIDA ELD Standards Framework Facilitated eWorkshop - January 4, 11, and 18

January 4, 2022 | 5:30 pm

This eWorkshop is designed for educators and leaders who are responsible for language development within content learning and implementation of the WIDA English Language Development (ELD) Standards Framework. Participants will receive resources for using the WIDA ELD Standards Framework in instructional planning. Teams are strongly encouraged to attend the webinars together. This eWorkshop will assist educators in using the framework to identify and support language students will use to engage in content learning. Participants will explore how the framework can support collaborative instructional planning.

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Nutriendo la equidad mediante la instrucción bilingüe (Serie de seminarios web) - 17-19 de Enero

January 17, 2022 | 5:00 pm

En esta serie de seminarios web bilingües, participantes explorarán la planificación de la enseñanza en el contexto bilingüe desde una perspectiva basada en la equidad y los recursos que los estudiantes bi/multilingües traen consigo y se dará atención a estos recursos como contribuciones valiosas a la comunidad escolar. Específicamente, en este taller, analizarán las  identidades dinámicas y el repertorio comunicativo de los estudiantes bilingües. Los educadores conectarán un  enfoque multimodal de la enseñanza y aprendizaje con las formas en las que puedenmaximizarde manera  intencional las prácticas lingüísticas de los estudiantes bilingües. 

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WIDA MODEL Online Test Administration Training Webinar Series - March 11

March 11, 2022 | 7:00 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 multilingual learners 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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