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Assessment

Interpreting ACCESS for ELLs Score Reports for Instruction

The ACCESS for ELLs Score Reports provide specific information on students’ academic English language proficiency. During this training, participants will explore how the WIDA Standards and Assessment System is connected to the ACCESS for ELLs score reports. Participants will examine the different types and uses of score reports. They will also make connections between the students’ proficiency scores and WIDA Performance Definitions.

TAGS: Assessment
Feb 22, 2022, 5:30pm-7:30pm Central Time — Webinar
Mar 8, 2022, 4:00pm-6:00pm Central Time — Webinar

WIDA MODEL Online Test Administration (1 full day)

This training is for test administrators of the WIDA MODEL (Measure of Developing English Language) Online. The WIDA MODEL is a series of English language proficiency assessments for Kindergarten through Grade 12. However, Kindergarten MODEL is only available in a paper kitformat. Educators can use MODEL as an identification /placement assessment for newly enrolled ELLs or as an interim progress monitoring assessment. Participants will learn how to administer, monitor, and score as applicable each language domain in the assessment.

WIDA MODEL Online Test Administration Webinar Series

This WIDA MODEL training webinar series is for educators who are preparing to administer the WIDA MODEL Online assessment for grades 1-12. WIDA MODEL can be used as an identification/placement assessment for newly enrolled ELLs or as an interim progress monitoring assessment. During this training, participants will learn how to administer and score each of the four domain assessments as well as how to navigate and perform key functions in the MODEL Online Test Administrator Interface.

Feb 14, 2022, 8:00am-10:00am Central Time — Webinar Series (2/14, 2/15)
Mar 11, 2022, 7:00am-11:00am Central Time — Webinar (3/11)
Apr 19, 2022, 3:00pm-5:00pm Central Time — Webinar Series (4/19, 4/20)
May 9, 2022, 9:00am-11:00am Central Time — Webinar Series (5/9, 5/10)
May 24, 2022, 8:00am-10:00am Central Time — Webinar Series (5/24, 5/25)
Jun 6, 2022, 3:00pm-5:00pm Central Time — Webinar Series (6/6, 6/7)

WIDA MODEL Paper Test Administration (1 full day)

This training is for test administrators of the WIDA MODEL (Measure of Developing English Language) Online. The WIDA MODEL is a series of English language proficiency assessments for Kindergarten through Grade 12. Kindergarten MODEL is only available in a paper kit format. Educators can use MODEL as an identification /placement assessment for newly enrolled ELLs or as an interim progress monitoring assessment. Participants will learn how to administer, monitor, and score as applicable each language domain in the assessment.

WIDA Screener for Kindergarten Overview Webinar

This 90-minute webinar is an overview of the WIDA Screener for Kindergarten. Participants will be able to orient themselves to the materials and resources available to prepare for test administration. Basic logistics for preparation, administration and scoring will be addressed. This overview pairs well with the WIDA Online training for WIDA Screener for Kindergarten. Participants will have a live facilitator to answer questions.

TAGS: Assessment
Jan 26, 2022, 9:00am-10:30am CT — Webinar