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The Connection: Pennsylvania's Learning Standards for Early Childhood

English Language Development Standards
Early Years
Standards and Instructional Practices

The WIDA Early English Language Development (E-ELD) Standards were specifically developed to help support the unique language needs of DLLs, ages 2.5–5.5 years, who are in the process of learning more than one language prior to Kindergarten entry. Because language learning occurs across all areas of standards-based curricula, it is critical that ECE programs use language standards in conjunction with ELS when supporting, instructing, and assessing DLLs.

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The Connection: States' Early Learning Standards and WIDA's Early English Language Development Standards

English Language Development Standards
Early Years
Standards and Instructional Practices

The purpose of the E-ELD Standards is to provide a developmentally sound framework for supporting, instructing and assessing dual language learners, ages 2.5-5.5 years. While the E-ELD Standards are fully aligned with the WIDA K-12 English Language Development Standards and correspond to ELS, these standards may be applied in any program that supports young dual language learners.

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The Connection: Wisconsin's Model Early Learning Standards

English Language Development Standards
Early Years
Standards and Instructional Practices

The WIDA Early English Language Development (E-ELD) Standards were specifically developed to help support the unique language needs of DLLs, ages 2.5–5.5 years, who are in the process of learning more than one language prior to Kindergarten entry. Because language learning occurs across all areas of standards-based curricula, it is critical that ECE programs use language standards in conjunction with ELS when supporting, instructing, and assessing DLLs.

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Theoretical Framework for Early English Language Development (E-ELD)

English Language Development Standards
Early Years
Standards and Instructional Practices
Research

The purpose of the E-ELD standards is to provide a developmentally sound Framework for instructing and assessing dual language learners, ages 2.5–5.5 years, which aligns with existing WIDA ELD Standards for Kindergarten through Grade 12 and corresponds to states’ Early Learning Standards. The E-ELD standards, in conjunction with the K–12 ELD standards, will provide WIDA Consortium states a consistent and congruent Framework from early preschool through 12th grade.

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Title III National Evaluation Supplemental Report

Research
Standards and Instructional Practices

This report addresses three primary questions:
1. How do you determine a meaningful English language performance standard?
2. How do you establish a realistic, empirically anchored time frame for attaining a given ELP performance standard?
3. How can states take into account English learners’ English language performance level when setting academic progress and proficiency expectations?

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What is ACCESS for ELLs?

ACCESS for ELLs (Online/Paper)
Family Engagement
Assessment
ACCESS for ELLs Suite

This document gives a summary of the ACCESS for ELLs assessment and its purpose.

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WIDA Accessibility and Accommodations Framework

Assessment
Accommodations

The WIDA Accessibility and Accommodations Framework consists of the application of effective linguistic scaffolding and Universal Design principles to the development of test items, use of administrative considerations and purposeful design and delivery of universal tools and accommodations.

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WIDA Screener Interpretive Guide for Score Reports

Assessment
Family Engagement
WIDA Screener
Scores and Reports

The aim of the Interpretive Guide is to assist stakeholders in understanding the scores reported for WIDA Screener test takers.

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