The World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment Consortium (WIDA) is pleased to announce a series of webinar opportunities on WIDA's new Early English Language Development (E-ELD) and Early Spanish Language Development (E-SLD) Standards.
Target audience: Early Childhood practitioners across all early care and education programs (Head Start, child care, preschool, pre-kindergarten, home visiting, etc.)
Getting to Know WIDA's Early English Language Development (E-ELD) and Early Spanish Language Development (E-SLD) Standards -- Thursday, October 24, 2013, 3:00-4:00 p.m. Central Time
Language in Play: Introduction to the Early English Language Development (E-ELD) Standards -- Monday, November 18, 2013, 3:00-4:00 p.m. Central Time
Understanding Language Growth: The E-ELD Performance Definitions -- Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 3:00-4:00 p.m. Central Time
Playing with Language: Understanding and Using the Model Performance Indicator (MPI) Strands -- Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 3:00-4:00 p.m. Central Time
Idioma en el juego: Introducción a los estándares desarrollo del lenguaje temprano del español (DLTE) -- Martes, Noviembre 19, 3:00-4:00 de la tarde, hora del centro
Webinar length: 1 hour
Additional information: Descriptions of each webinar, links to join the webinars and information on how to join the webinar can be found at http://www.wida.us/standards/eeld.aspx#webinars.
Please help spread the word and share this information with the appropriate contacts within your state offices, local districts, and agencies. Forward this email to anyone who may be interested in knowing more about these standards. For more information on the E-ELD and E-SLD Standards, please visit http://www.wida.us/standards/eeld.aspx.
If you have any questions please contact Erin Arango-Escalante at arangoescala at wisc dot edu.
WIDA Announcement: Webinar series on new Early English Language Development (E-ELD) and Early Spanish Language Development (E-SLD) Standards. NCELA List (NCELA@HERMES.GWU.EDU, 23 Oct 2013).