International Newsletter: December 2021

Ten favorite WIDA resources from 2021

As we wrap up the calendar year, the WIDA International team highlights 10 favorite WIDA resources and learning opportunities from 2021.

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2022 WIDA Annual Conference call for proposals is open

The 2022 WIDA Annual Conference will take place September 28-30, 2022 in Louisville, Kentucky under the theme "Advancing Learning Together." Share your experience and contribute to a conference that is by teachers, for teachers by submitting your proposal today.

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Start the new year with the WIDA Virtual Institute

Add the WIDA Virtual Institute to your 2022 to-do list! This WIDA professional learning opportunity is a first step in learning how WIDA assessments and resources work together to support multilingual students and their teachers.

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A look back at the 2021 WIDA Focus Schools

Each month, we have the honor of featuring a WIDA International member school as a WIDA Focus School. Read about the 2021 WIDA Focus Schools and what their stories tell us about how engagement with WIDA impacts teaching and learning across the WIDA International School Consortium.

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Ask Fatima: What Is Marco ALE?

This month, Fatima provides information about how international schools can use Marco ALE.

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Spotlight: Margo Gottlieb

Margo Gottlieb is the co-founder of WIDA and current lead developer. She has been involved in supporting the international community since the early days of WIDA.

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WIDA resources and research: December 2021

To support multilingual students and educators, WIDA provides resources and research on a range of topics. See what’s new, review what you might have missed or have a sneak peek at what is coming soon.

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(re)Tweet of the month: December 2021

Read, retweet and follow global colleagues.

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Welcome International School Consortium members: December 2021

Please welcome the following schools who joined, or renewed memberships with, the WIDA International School Consortium last month.

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Conferences and professional learning

WIDA participates in many conferences and professional learning events around the world. Join us virtually at a number of events dedicated to leading the field in working with multilingual learners.

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