International Newsletter: July 2022

UW-Madison scholars visit WIDA member school in Singapore

During an international development trip to Singapore in May, University of Wisconsin-Madison scholars visited Singapore American School (SAS).

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New WIDA Focus Bulletin - Making Science Multilingual: Supporting Equity Through Design Principles

This new Focus Bulletin emphasizes how multilingual learners' everyday language can be an asset to science teachers in their efforts to promote classroom engagement.

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Featured Educators: Community Gardeners

This edition of WIDA Featured Educator (a bi-monthly WIDA News feature) highlights the 2021-22 Community Gardeners, a group of experienced international educators that supported the WIDA Global Community of Practice – a yearlong professional learning pilot program focused on improving schoolwide systems for multilingual learners.

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Focus school: International School of Latvia

Read about International School of Latvia and its staff’s journey implementing WIDA resources and assessments while celebrating student learning.

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Ask Fatima: Global professional learning in person

This month, Fatima provides information about the face-to-face learning opportunities available this fall and spring, from introductory trainings to in-depth workshops.

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Share your WIDA Story!

We invite you to be a featured Focus School for an upcoming WIDA International Newsletter. Becoming a WIDA Focus School gives you a chance to showcase innovation at your school and recognize your program within the global community.

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In WIDA News: July 2022

Interested in WIDA news and events beyond the international news? Visit the WIDA News page for articles on a variety of topics of interest to educators, regardless of location.

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WIDA resources and research: July 2022

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: July 2022

Read, retweet and follow global colleagues

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Welcome International School Consortium members: July 2022

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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