Resources

Virtual Supports and Accommodations for English Learners from South Carolina ESOL

Using the Support element of the WIDA Model Performance Indicators framework for English learner instruction, we have compiled a collection of...

Scaffolding Techniques for Multilingual Learners Using the SIOP Model

Google Doc with scaffolding techniques for verbal procedural and instructional topics.

Create a Multilingual Word Bank Using Google Sheets

This ThinkLink is a tutorial on using Google Sheets to create a word bank. Click on the hearts to view more information. 

Certificate of Multilingual Proficiency Webpage

The website from IDOE with information about the Certificate of Multilingual Proficiency

Family Culture Survey (Spanish)

Use this form to gather information about student families in Spanish.

WIDA Standards Digital Explorer

This tool explores the WIDA English Language Development (ELD) Standards Framework. Explore by ELD Standards Statement and grade-level cluster or by...

Scaffolding Using Sentence Frames

Scaffolds to Support English Language Learners in Writing and Discussion. This includes sentence frames/starters, signal words, and word banks.

Using Concept Maps

Concept maps are visual representations students create to connect ideas, concepts, and terms. Students can use them to organize information they...

WIDA On-Demand Webinar on Key Language Uses

One of the components of the WIDA ELD Standards Framework is the Key Language Uses (KLUs). The KLUs summarize the most prominent language uses across...

WIDA Key Language Uses (KLUs)

WIDA English Language Development Standards Framework, 2020 Edition - Key Language Uses

WIDA Proficiency Level Descriptors (PLDs)

WIDA English Language Development Standards Framework, 2020 Edition - Proficiency Level Descriptors

English Learner Quick Start Guide

This guide from the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) serves to streamline the onboarding of new staff members who will work with English...

WIDA Can Do Name Charts (9-12)

This chart allows educators to track students by their level of English language proficiency.

WIDA Can Do Name Charts (6-8)

This chart allows educators to track students by their level of English language proficiency.

Comparison WIDA Frameworks

High-Level Comparison of WIDA Standards Editions From 2004 to 2020.

Indiana WIDA Standards 2020 Rollout

This outline is intended to serve as a roadmap for Indiana schools as they incorporate the 2020 Edition of the WIDA Standards within daily...