Resource Types

NOTE: If you are looking for State-Specific Directions, ACCESS checklists or Identification and Placement Guidance documents, please visit your member page from the Members/States dropdown.

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ACCESS for ELLs Parent Guide for Score Reports

A guide, in several languages, explaining the Individual Student Report of scores on the ACCESS for ELLs assessment

Audience: parents, guardians, those who communicate with families

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ACCESS for ELLs Parent Handout

A handout, in several languages, that helps parents and families understand the WIDA ACCESS for ELLs assessment and its components

Audience: parents, guardians, those who communicate with families

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ACCESS for ELLs Parent Letter

The cover letter, in several languages, that accompanies ACCESS for ELLs score reports

Audience: parents, guardians, those who communicate with families

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Accommodations Checklist

Checklists for tracking the accommodations a student receives on ACCESS for ELLs and WIDA Screener assessments

Audience: test coordinators, test administrators, anyone working with students who need special accommodations

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Alternate ACCESS for ELLs Handouts and Guides for Parents

Resources that help parents understand both the Alternate ACCESS for ELLs assessment and their children’s scores on the assessment

Audience: parents, guardians, those who communicate with families

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Early Years Connection

Resources that show the correspondence between the WIDA Early English Language Development Standards and specific state early learning standards

Audience: early childhood educators, administrators, policymakers

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Family Resource

Any material that can help families understand the range of WIDA assessments, as well as what it means to be an ELL (some provided in Spanish and other languages)

Audience: parents, guardians, those communicating with family members of ELLs

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Flyer

One-page introductions to topics and products

Audience: educators and families

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Focus Bulletin

WIDA publications that explore issues in the field of ELL education, including topics of interest to parents, teachers, school administrators and policymakers

Audience: everyone

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Guide or Manual

English and Spanish Language Development Standards Guides, Can Do Descriptors (in English and Spanish), test preparation and scoring-related materials

Audience: ELL and general educators, anyone preparing to deliver one of the WIDA assessments

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Research Report

Scholarly reports and briefs written by WIDA researchers about issues of interest in the field of ELL education

Audience: ELL researchers, policymakers

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Template or Sample

Examples of score reports and other tools educators can use to get acquainted with – and prepare their students for ­– various WIDA assessments

Audience: ELL and general educators

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Video

Short videos that address a variety of topics from the Can Do Philosophy to what ACCESS scores mean

Audience: ELL and general educators, family members