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2015 Early Spanish Language Development Standards Resource Guide

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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Can Do Booklet PreK-K

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

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

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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The Connection: Connecticut Early Learning and Development Standards and the WIDA Early English Language Development Standards

Young multilingual children learn and develop language across all domains of learning in standards-based curricula. The WIDA Early English Language Development Standards help support the unique language needs of multilingual children, ages 2.5-5.5 years, and should be used in conjunction with early learning standards to provide linguistically appropriate care, instruction and assessment.​​

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The Connection: Early Childhood Indicators of Progress – Minnesota's Early Learning Standards and the WIDA Early English Language Development Standards

Young multilingual children learn and develop language across all domains of learning in standards-based curricula. The WIDA Early English Language Development Standards help support the unique language needs of multilingual children, ages 2.5-5.5 years, and should be used in conjunction with early learning standards to provide linguistically appropriate care, instruction and assessment.​

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The Connection: Illinois Early Learning and Development Standards and the WIDA Early English Language Development Standards

Young multilingual children learn and develop language across all domains of learning in standards-based curricula. The WIDA Early English Language Development Standards help support the unique language needs of multilingual children, ages 2.5-5.5 years, and should be used in conjunction with early learning standards to provide linguistically appropriate care, instruction and assessment.​​

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The Connection: Maryland Early Learning Standards and the WIDA Early English Language Development Standards

Young multilingual children learn and develop language across all domains of learning in standards-based curricula. The WIDA Early English Language Development Standards help support the unique language needs of multilingual children, ages 2.5-5.5 years, and should be used in conjunction with early learning standards to provide linguistically appropriate care, instruction and assessment.

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The Connection: Michigan Early Childhood Standards of Quality for Prekindergarten and the WIDA Early English Language Development Standards

Young multilingual children learn and develop language across all domains of learning in standards-based curricula. The WIDA Early English Language Development Standards help support the unique language needs of multilingual children, ages 2.5-5.5 years, and should be used in conjunction with early learning standards to provide linguistically appropriate care, instruction and assessment.​​

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The Connection: New Mexico Early Learning Guidelines and the WIDA Early English Language Development Standards

Young multilingual children learn and develop language across all domains of learning in standards-based curricula. The WIDA Early English Language Development Standards help support the unique language needs of multilingual children, ages 2.5-5.5 years, and should be used in conjunction with early learning standards to provide linguistically appropriate care, instruction and assessment.​

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