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From all of us at WIDA: Thank you!
In honor of this month’s Teacher Appreciation Week, we would like to say thank you to all teachers for your dedication, generosity, and passion. Thank you for all that you've done (and continue to do) for students and their families, colleagues, and your own family, friends, and communities.

We appreciate you.

Coming soon: WIDA MODEL Individual Student Reports Available in 10 Languages
Beginning in July, Individual Student Reports (ISRs) for WIDA MODEL will be available in 10 languages. Now, teachers can share ISRs with a student’s family in their home language! This gives families the opportunity to better understand their student's linguistic abilities, actively engage in their education and advocate on their behalf.

Email international@wida.us to learn more about translated reports and to discuss using WIDA MODEL in your school.

Instruction in Spanish: Mindfulness, a tool to alleviate stress and increase language retention
This article by the WIDA Español team brings forth mindfulness as a tool to increase language and content learning. Instruction in Spanish: Mindfulness, a tool to alleviate stress and increase language retention is part of an article series that focuses on instructional practices for Spanish language arts and/or Spanish language development.

Read the article in English or Spanish.