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WIDA training at Salem Public Schools 2013-2014
Department of English Language Learning


Offering
Description
Audience
Date
How to Sign-Up
Applying WIDA Standards
Teachers will use the WIDA Standards, Can-Do Descriptors, and the skills learned in the Introduction to WIDA workshop to develop grade level curriculum units that appropriately differentiate for ELLs.  Focus will be on varying language function and supports (sensory, graphic, and interactive) while maintaining content rigor for ELL students.
All Teachers ñ grade level content teachers and ESL teachers who work with them are encouraged to register as teams.

Prior completion of Intro. to WIDA Workshop required.
June 27 -28
8:00-2:30

(15 hours total:
12 hours in class and 3 hours of assignments)

PDPs
Grade level content teachers and ESL teachers who work with them are encouraged to register as teams.
Applying WIDA Standards
Same as above
Same as above.




July 1-2
8:00-2:30

(15 hours total:
12 hours in class and 3 hours of assignments)

PDPs
Same as above.
Introduction to the WIDA Standards
Teachers will be introduced to the WIDA (World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment) Standards, Can-Do Descriptors, and Model Performance Indicators. WIDA is for all teachers to improve the outcomes of English Language Learners in mainstream and sheltered classes.
All Teachers ñ grade level content teachers who work with ELLs are encouraged to register.




October 2,  3, 9, 10
2013

3:00-5:30 pm

Applying WIDA Standards
Teachers will use the WIDA Standards, Can-Do Descriptors, and the skills learned in the Introduction to WIDA workshop to develop grade level curriculum units that appropriately differentiate for ELLs.  Focus will be on varying language function and supports (sensory, graphic, and interactive) while maintaining content rigor for ELL students.
All Teachers ñ grade level content teachers and ESL teachers who work with them are encouraged to register as teams.

Prior completion of Intro. to WIDA Workshop required.
Spring 2014
TBD
3:00-5:30 pm

(13 hours total:
10 hours in class and 3 hours of assignments)

PDPs
Grade level content teachers and ESL teachers who work with them are encouraged to register as teams.