In WIDA News: February 2021
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.
Instruction in Spanish: El transculturalismo
WIDA Español explores transculturalismo and offers strategies for incorporating this ideology into Spanish language arts instruction. This article is the first in a series that will focus on instructional practices for Spanish language arts and/or Spanish language development. This article is available in English and Spanish:
Conversations with Tim: Troy Dassler’s Legacy
In this edition of Conversations with Tim, Tim honors the legacy of Troy Dassler, one of WIDA’s brightest stars, who passed away in December. Tim talks to WIDA professional learning experts Justine Kolb and Melissa Paton, two colleagues who worked closely with Troy.
February 2021 Featured Educator: Nicole Maier Reitz
Nicole Maier Reitz is a Title 1/English Language Learner Coordinator in the Park County School District #1 in Powell, Wyoming. This is Nicole’s sixth year in her position and 24th year teaching.