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WIDA eSummit scheduled for Oct. 12-30

The WIDA eSummit is a free virtual learning opportunity for educators in WIDA Consortium states, territories, and federal agencies. The event will be held Oct. 12-30. Each week of the eSummit will have a theme with multiple webinars relating to the weekly topic.

  • The first week’s focus will be 2020 Standards with a session that introduces the WIDA ELD Standards, 2020 Edition as well as sessions about Proficiency Level Descriptors and updated Key Language Uses.
  • The theme of the second week is Teaching Multilingual Learners and will include a panel discussion with the WIDA Fellows exploring responses to COVID-19 as well as sessions focused on the intentional planning and implementation of instructional practices that support language development and content learning.
  • The final week will feature WIDA Assessments and will include webinars about the WIDA assessment system, WIDA Screener for Kindergarten and WIDA MODEL.
Find details, including access information, on this flyer.

Session recordings and downloadable resources will be available after the event in WIDA’s eLearning Center. Learn more on the WIDA eSummit webpage.


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