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North Carolina is part of the WIDA Consortium for English Language Development Standards and Assessment.

The WIDA Consortium is a non-profit cooperative group whose purpose is to develop standards and assessments that meet and exceed the goals of No Child Left Behind (NCLB) and promote educational equity for English language learners (ELLs). Through standards, assessments, research, and professional development, WIDA provides meaningful tools and information to educators working with ELLs that are anchored in research-based practices for serving these diverse learners.


What is WIDA?

WIDA Webinar - Must sees on WIDA website:New 2016!

Academic Language

Standards and Instruction

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**Download and View the ELD Standards book for FREE
*Essential Actions Handbook
*WIDA 2007 ELD Framework Edition
*Can Do Descriptors
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Webinars for Families of ELLs

Educator Resources from WIDA

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Visit the Download Library Excellent Resources!

NC Standard Course of Study/ WIDA ELD Standards