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Tuesday, March 23 • 4:00pm - 4:40pm
Applying a Can Do Lens to Multilingual Development

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This session focuses on the use of standards-based tools to promote multilingual development among multilingual students. Explore how a Can Do, that is, an asset-based approach, can maximize language development, creating pathways for their success. We will provide opportunities for participants to explore and apply WIDA's (World-class Instructional Design and Assessment) Can Do descriptors in Spanish and English to plan for meaningful engagement of multilingual learners in classroom activities and to collaborate on planning for classroom instruction and assessment.

Speakers
avatar for Yvonne Williams

Yvonne Williams

Director of MLL Educator Engagement, WCEPS
Prior to WCEPS, Yvonne spent 3 years with WIDA, as a Professional Learning Specialist working in both international and domestic settings. She has worked in education for 20+ years, teaching a variety of language learners from grades Kinder to High School. She also worked as a district... Read More →
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Samuel Aguirre

WIDA, WIDA
Samuel Aguirre is the Director of WIDA Español and Assistant Director of Consortium Relations at WIDA. He bridges Spanish instruction with English language development to support bilingual education in the U.S. and abroad. His work expands across the U.S. in WIDA and non-WIDA states... Read More →



Tuesday March 23, 2021 4:00pm - 4:40pm PDT
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