International Newsletter: October 2021

WIDA Español releases Marco ALE

Check out Marco ALE, a Spanish language arts framework from WIDA. Available now are two Marco ALE documents — Aplicación para la actualización y desarrollo de estándares and Aplicación para la enseñanza.

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Register for fall WIDA professional learning

From introductory webinars to in-depth workshops, register for WIDA virtual professional learning opportunities dedicated to building capacity and knowledge to help educators support multilingual learners.

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2021 WIDA eConference recordings available

WIDA is offering access to recordings from the 2021 WIDA eConference.

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Spotlight: Lynn Shafer Willner

Lynn Shafer Willner is a member of the WIDA Assessment team and has a demonstrated commitment to supporting international educators.

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Ask Fatima: WIDA All Year Long

This month, Fatima answers questions about WIDA All Year Long.

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Focus school: Pan American School of Bahia

Read about the Pan American School of Bahia and their journey implementing WIDA resources and assessments while celebrating student learning.

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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: October 2021

Interested in WIDA news and events beyond the International Newsletter? 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: October 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: October 2021

Read, retweet and follow global colleagues.

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Welcome International School Consortium members: October 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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