WIDA Academy: Formative Language Assessment

Date & Location

Fall 2017
September 26-28, 2017
Bloomington, MN

Level of Focus:
Moderate to Expert

Description:

This academy examines formative assessment practices designed to focus students’ and teachers’ attention on English language development within the context of general classroom instruction. Through guided discussions, analysis of student work, and professional reflection, participants will develop techniques to establish learning environments and classroom norms that support meaningful engagement with academic language, connect learning goals and success criteria to purposeful language use, identify strategies and routines to elicit evidence of learning, practice analyzing and interpreting student work in order to plan next steps in instruction, and understand the role of providing formative feedback to move learning forward.
Agenda

Registration Information:

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Registration Cost:
Early Bird: $575
General Registration: $675

Payment Options: Credit Card

Registration is NOT final until payment is received.

Refund Policy:
Registration fee is non-refundable. No refunds will be issued for cancelations or no-shows. If WIDA cancels the event, registrations will be reimbursed for their registration fee.

Travel/Transportation/Parking:
All travel, transportation, and parking expenses are paid by attendees.

Event Location:
Crowne Plaza Bloomington MSP Airport
5401 Green Valley Drive
Bloomington, Minnesota - 55437

Hotel Accommodations:
Crowne Plaza Bloomington MSP Airport
5401 Green Valley Drive
Bloomington, Minnesota - 55437

Additional questions? Please contact:pdinfo@wida.us