International Newsletter: March 2022

WIDA Illustrated Guiding Principles in 13 additional languages

The WIDA Illustrated Guiding Principles of Language Development – a colorful booklet of 10 principles that exemplify the WIDA Can Do Philosophy – are now available in 13 additional languages, for a total of 14 languages.

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WIDA Global Community of Practice Capstone Celebration

Save the date for the upcoming WIDA Global Community of Practice Capstone Celebration on May 12, 2022!

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Attention schools in Asia: Connect with WIDA’s Mark Chapman

Learn more about an opportunity to meet with WIDA Senior Assessment Innovation Manager Mark Chapman in Asia.

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Multilingual WIDA voices

In this article, we feature the voices of some of our WIDA colleagues reflecting on their personal connections between multilingualism and identity.

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Research Spotlight: “Glocal Network Shifts Exploring Language Policies and Practices in International Schools”

Esther Bettney and Jon Nordmeyer of WIDA International Programs recently published an article that examines current trends in language policies and practices within the WIDA International School Consortium.

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Ask Fatima: Is WIDA offering face-to-face professional learning this summer?

This month, Fatima answers questions about face-to-face professional learning opportunities.

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Spotlight: Anita Pusztay and Molly Wellner

This month, we begin our Spotlight series featuring our WIDA Global Community of Practice “community gardeners.”

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Focus school: Concordia International School Shanghai

Read about Concordia International School Shanghai and their journey implementing WIDA resources and assessments while celebrating student learning.

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In WIDA News: March 2022

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

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WIDA resources and research: March 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: March 2022

Read, retweet and follow global colleagues.

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Welcome International School Consortium members: March 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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