WIDA (World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment)

WIDA (World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment) is an organization that provides standards, assessments, and professional development for educators working with English language learners (ELLs). WIDA offers tools and resources to support language development and academic achievement, including the WIDA English Language Development Standards and the ACCESS for ELLs assessment. WIDA's framework emphasizes a holistic approach to language learning, integrating academic content and language instruction. It aims to help educators create inclusive and effective learning environments for ELLs.