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

WIDA Secure Portal

International School Consortium Secure Portal

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 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 Digital Wallpapers

Download "WIDA Wallpaper" to brighten your day! Five fun graphic designs are available for your desktop, laptop, tablet or smartphone. Share them with fellow educators and students to enjoy as they engage in virtual teaching and learning.

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WIDA Early Years

This flyer helps early care and education professionals learn more about state membership and resources as part of the WIDA Early Years Network.

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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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