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Introducing WIDA Screener for Kindergarten

This WIDA Screener for Kindergarten eSummit session recording provides an in depth look at the test.

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Using WIDA Assessments

WIDA International School Consortium members have access to WIDA assessment systems and resources. See how international schools can use WIDA MODEL and WIDA Screener as part of their systematic approach to language integration and content learning.

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WIDA All Year Long

Learn how WIDA is more than a test! Mr. Vega is a 6th grade EAL (English as an Additional Language) teacher at an international school who works with colleagues and families to support multilingual learners. Follow Mr. Vega all year long, as he focuses on what his students can do, using WIDA resources to collaborate and plan effective learning activities throughout the school year.

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WIDA Screener for Kindergarten Proficiency Level Descriptors

This guide illustrates a continuum of language development for multilingual Kindergarten learners and describes what they can do across six levels of English language proficiency

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WIDA Screener Interpretive Guide for Score Reports

The aim of this interpretive guide is to help educators and families better understand the scores reported for WIDA Screener test takers.

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WIDA Screener Online Accommodations Checklist

A checklist for tracking the accommodations a student receives on WIDA Screener Online.

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WIDA Screener Paper Accommodations Checklist

A checklist for tracking the accommodations a student receives on WIDA Screener Paper.

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WIDA Speaking Rubric Grades 1-12

Interpretive rubrics are analytic scales that describe various aspects of spoken and written language to help educators recognize what speaking and writing sound and look like at various levels of English language proficiency. Use the WIDA Speaking Rubric to understand the scores students earn on ACCESS for ELLs (Online and Paper) and WIDA Screener, analyze student performance in the classroom, and plan ways to scaffold language learning.

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WIDA Speaking Rubric Kindergarten

Interpretive rubrics are analytic scales that describe various aspects of spoken and written language to help educators recognize what speaking and writing sound and look like at various levels of English language proficiency. Use rubrics to understand the scores students earn on WIDA assessments, analyze student performance in the classroom, and plan ways to scaffold language learning.

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WIDA Speaking Scoring Scale Grades 1-12

Scoring scales isolate key language features described in interpretive rubrics to help local test administrators and centralized raters assign scores to speaking and writing samples. The WIDA Speaking Scoring Scale is developed from the WIDA Speaking Rubric and is used only to score responses to ACCESS for ELLs (Online and Paper) and WIDA Screener test items.

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