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Test Administrators and District Test Coordinators can find role-specific resources in the following portals:

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Technology Coordinators can find role-specific resources in the following portal:

WIDA AMS

Understanding Language Proficiency to Develop Language Goals, Grades K-5

These lesson plans (with accompanying worksheets) guide students in understanding language proficiency, determining their own strengths, and setting goals for language development. Designed for K-5 students.

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Using WIDA MODEL in International Contexts: Findings from the 2018 Educator Survey

This working paper presents findings from a survey conducted in 2018 to understand how schools in the WIDA International School Consortium use MODEL.

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Using WIDA MODEL in International Contexts: Findings from the 2019 Educator Interviews

This working paper presents findings from a series of educator interview conducted to understand how schools in the WIDA International School Consortium use MODEL.

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Website Walkthrough

This video provides an overview of the information and resources found on the four key WIDA websites: the main WIDA site, the WIDA Secure Portal, the International Secure Portal, and WIDA AMS.

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WIDA Accessibility and Accommodations Framework

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 Early Years Guiding Principles of Language Development

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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WIDA eWorkshops Flyer

WIDA offers Professional Learning that you can complete when you want, where you want, and at your own pace. Ready to get started? This resource will show you what offerings are available and how you can access them.

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WIDA Materials Guidelines

WIDA encourages educators to utilize WIDA resources and publications to support instructional practices. Sometimes educators ask if they can modify WIDA resources, or if they can post WIDA resources on their school’s website. This document outlines what you can and cannot do with WIDA resources. Please follow these guidelines.

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WIDA MODEL

Are you looking for an interim ELP assessment to predict student performance on ACCESS for ELLs? This flyer provides information on why you should try WIDA MODEL.

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WIDA MODEL Interpretive Guide for Score Reports

This guide is meant to assist stakeholders in understanding the scores reported for WIDA MODEL test takers in Kindergarten through Grade 12.

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