WIDA English Language Development Standards
This framework document explores the World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment (WIDA) consortium’s English Language Development (ELD) standards, which represent the social, instructional and academic language that students need to engage with peers, educators and the curriculum.
WIDA is a consortium of 31 states, founded in 2002, that designs and implements proficiency standards and assessments for English learners (ELs) in grades K-12. The ASSETS consortium, of which DC is also a member, will leverage the work done at WIDA to develop the next generation of EL standards and assessments.
The Center for K-12 Assessment & Performance Management at ETS offers this updated guide that describes and illustrates the assessment designs and related activities being launched by the five federally funded State Assessment Consortia. The guide is intended to spark dialogue about K-12...
These tips from the Data Quality Campaign and the National PTA assist parents and educators in better understanding how CCSS data will be used in teaching and learning.