International Newsletter: July 2018

Ask WIDA: Frequently Asked Questions

We address your most frequently asked questions: Are WIDA assessments U.S. tests? Are they appropriate for international students?

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New Website Coming August 15th

WIDA is excited to launch a newly redesigned website soon. This fully integrated site will provide information for educators both in the U.S. and in international contexts. In addition to sharing news about WIDA, the new website will provide updated information about conferences, professional learning, research and instructional resources.

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WIDA Facilitator Spotlight

For this July 2018 Facilitator Spotlight, we feature Dr. Diep Nguyen and Dr. Margo Gottlieb.

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Research at WIDA: July 2018

Read about the research happening at WIDA in July of 2018: WIDA Team Members in the News, New Focus Bulletin: Focus On Scaffolding Learning for Multilingual Students in Math, Upcoming Focus Bulletin: WIDA and IB Integration.

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Upcoming Conferences, July 2018

Join WIDA at the following conferences for a chance to reconnect with former colleagues, meet new friends and expand your personal learning network.

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The WIDA International Newsletter is published monthly to share events, research and happenings within WIDA and our member schools. Members of the International School Consortium as well as non-member educators in schools across the U.S. and abroad can receive the newsletter by email.

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Become a WIDA Focus School

Tell us about the ways WIDA has helped your school discover what your learners can do. Please contact Jenny Hill-Wild at to nominate your school – or a colleague’s – to become a Focus School for an upcoming issue of the WIDA International Newsletter.