WIDA eSummit recordings available in International Secure Portal

The WIDA International School Consortium has updated the WIDA International Secure Portal to include additional member resources and expanded eLearning opportunities.

This expanded portal now contains a Member Resources page with guides, links and research reports compiled specifically for members of the WIDA International School Consortium. Other changes include updates to the Assessment page and the addition of featured videos to the eLearning page. The featured videos will include helpful information and recorded sessions from recent WIDA virtual conference presentations, including WIDA eSummit Sessions.

The WIDA eSummit was a free live virtual learning opportunity held October 12-30, 2020. Each week of the eSummit had a theme with several webinar sessions relating to the weekly theme. The following webinars and related resources are available in the International Secure Portal

  • Welcome Message from Tim Boals, Founder and Director of WIDA
  • Introduction to the WIDA ELD Standards, 2020 Edition
  • Understanding the New WIDA Key Language Uses – Inform, Narrate, Explain and Argue
  • Collaborative Planning for Content and Language Integration
  • Analyzing Language Ideologies Through Stories
  • WIDA Guiding Principles in Action: What Students Can Do

The eSummit recordings and resources will be available through May of 2021.