This webinar is designed to enhance participants’ lesson planning processes. Specifically, participants will focus on incorporating the WIDA Essential Actions into their lesson planning process to create contexts for meaningful language use within settings that integrate content and academic language learning. Throughout this process, participants will explore elements of the WIDA Standards and Assessment System as they design instruction that promotes students’ content learning and language development.
Participants will be able to:
Describe how the components of the WIDA Standards and Assessment System and the Essential Actions can support your lesson planning process.
Discuss ways to create meaningful contexts for language use connected to content concepts and skills.
Identify the academic language demands of teaching and learning in the content areas while considering student needs.