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English Learners (Title III)

Webinars for Families of English Learners

from WIDA . . . "An Introduction to English Standards and Assessments for Parents is a three-part webinar series designed specifically for parents and families of ELLs in grades K-12.  The series is available in English and Spanish."

Language Testing

W-APT (WIDA ACCESS Placement Test)

This test is given when students are first identified based on answers to the questions in the Home Language Survey and on Skyward. Upon completion and scoring, a report is sent to the parents and the teachers of the students.

WIDA ACCESS (Assessing Comprehension and Communication in English State-to-State for English Language Learners)

This test is given each year until a student test's proficient in their English skills.

Additional Resources

ColorínColorado.orgA bilingual site for families and educators of English language learners

DuolingoLearn a language for free.

ESL GoldGreat Resources for Teaching and Learning English

Vocabulary.co.ilOne Thousand Free English Vocabulary Building Games - The Fun Way to Build Vocabulary Skills!