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ABCs of Family Engagement

Guide or Manual
Family Resource

This guide presents six key considerations for strengthening family engagement practices and building relationships with families.

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Boletín de enfoque: la participación familiar

Focus Bulletin
Family Resource

El objetivo de este boletín es generar consciencia sobre la necesidad de contar con prácticas de participación familiar que tengan en cuenta tanto el logro académico como el desarrollo lingüístico del alumno. Es por ello que decidimos dirigir este boletín a dos diferentes audiencias: padres de familias y educadores. Le recomendamos a los equipos de padres de familia y educadores que utilicen este recurso como herramienta para apoyar las prácticas locales de participación familiar.

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Can Do Booklet PreK-K

Guide or Manual

This booklet complements the WIDA English Language Proficiency Standards and provides a valuable set of resources aligned to the Performance Definitions for the levels of English language proficiency.

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Can Do Descriptors - Early Years

Guide or Manual

The Early Years Can Do Descriptors provide examples of what dual-language learners (DLLs) can do at various stages of language development from 2 to 5 years old.

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Early English Language Development Standards, 2014 Edition

Guide or Manual

This resource guide introduces the WIDA E-ELD Standards and Framework to practitioners, professionals, and parents. The resource guide includes a discussion of each component of the framework as well as examples of language descriptors for each standard with the intention of helping practitioners see how the E-ELD Standards are used in a variety of authentic contexts in Early Care and Education (ECE) settings.

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Early Spanish Language Development Standards Resource Guide, 2015 Edition

Guide or Manual

The purpose of the E-SLD Standards is to provide a developmentally sound framework for supporting and instructing emergent bilinguals, ages 2.5-5.5. This framework aligns with existing WIDA Spanish Language Development Standards, Kindergarten through Grade 12 and simultaneously corresponds with state early learning standards. The E-SLD Standards Framework supports and facilitates the language development of emergent bilinguals through developmentally appropriate, standards-based content from preschool through Grade 12.

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Guiding Principles of Early English Language Development

Guide or Manual

The WIDA Early Years Guiding Principles of Language Development provide practitioners with a broad perspective on key concepts related to the language development of young children learning multiple languages. To further clarify the guiding principles, these research highlights provide practitioners with research-based descriptions and examples of effective practices.

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Los descriptores Podemos educación temprana

Guide or Manual

Los descriptores Podemos (Podemos) ofrecen ejemplos de lo que los hablantes del español podemos realizar en cada uno de los niveles de desempeño lingüístico y en las cuatro formas de lenguaje: leer, escuchar, hablar y escribir.

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Los estándares del desarrollo del lenguaje temprano del español de WIDA, EDICIÓN 2015

Guide or Manual

Los estándares del desarrollo del lenguaje temprano del español están diseñados para que sean usados dentro de una amplia gama de programas comunitarios de cuidado infantil, incluyendo cuidado de niños en casas particulares y educación temprana dirigidos a los bilingües emergentes desde los 2.5 a los 5.5 años de edad.

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