WIDA's Can Do Philosophy
promotes the accomplishments of English
language learners, always emphasizing the assets and potential they bring to our
classrooms. Read more
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34 U.S. states and territories
now belong to the WIDA Consortium. Many other
schools nationally and internationally have adopted WIDA resources for use in their
English language development programs.
Congratulations to Beth Cantwell, WIDA's Featured Educator for March. To learn about how, as an art teacher, Beth has found creative techniques for teaching ELLs, read her interview. Posted 3/3/14
The deadline to submit proposals for the 2014 WIDA National Conference has been extended. If you were considering submitting a proposal to present at the Atlanta conference, you now have until midnight (central) on Sunday, February 23. More information, including guiding questions, can be found on the WIDA Conference website. Posted 2/14/14