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WIDA Screener: Paper Test Administration (1 full day)


This training is designed for Test Administrators and District Test Coordinators of WIDA Screener Paper in grades 1-12.


During this training, participants will work collaboratively to strengthen their understanding of the how to administer the assessment. This includes test administration beginning with the entry task, and then continuing to Path A or Path B. Particular attention will be given to the administration and scoring of speaking and writing sections of the assessment using practice items.

Participants will be able to:

  • Explain the purpose and background of the WIDA Screener Identify the connection between the ELD Framework and Screener
  • Explore the logistics for preparing to administer
  • Examine and practice the administration procedures
    • Entry Task
    • Administering and scoring the speaking section
    • Administering and scoring the writing section
    • Administering and scoring the listening and reading section
  • Discover the available accommodations on Screener
  • Locate and practice using the Score Calculator


Morning Session

    • Purpose of WIDA Screener
    • Connection to ELD Framework
    • Administration logistics
    • Examine and practice administration

Afternoon Session

    • Examine and practice administration continued
    • Entry task
    • Administering and scoring speaking
    • Administering and scoring writing
    • Administering and scoring listening and reading
    • Available accommodations
    • Score Calculator

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