QuickStart Guide for WIDA MODEL Paper

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QuickStart Guide for WIDA MODEL Paper

1. Learn your state or local requirements and confirm which WIDA MODEL format you’re administering.

Each member state or school chooses the type of WIDA assessment it uses to identify an English language learner or to monitor their progress. Find out what options are available to you.

Educators in WIDA Consortium member states should view their member/state page for state-specific information about WIDA MODEL, including the Identification and Placement Guidance document.

International school educators should contact their Site Coordinator.

2. Visit the WIDA Store to purchase MODEL Paper.

Your MODEL Paper test kit contains all materials needed for Test Administrator training and assessment delivery. 

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3. Complete assessment training and review manuals.

Before giving the test, educators need to view the Training CD-ROM and/or DVD provided in the kit, and review the Test Administrator Manuals.

4. Get additional training from WIDA as needed.

WIDA offers a variety of workshops and webinars to support educators in understanding how to administer WIDA MODEL.

WIDA offers a WIDA MODEL Paper Test Administrators workshop.

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International School Consortium members can view a WIDA MODEL Overview Webinar in the International Secure Portal.

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5. Administer the assessment.

Gather your pencils and materials and you’re ready to test. With thorough training and careful preparation, Test Administrators will be ready to deliver a reliable and positive testing experience.