WIDA PD for PCPS Teachers

Webinars, Links & More from the LIEP Department

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Working together to meet the needs of our students!

Welcome to the WIDA PD Forum for Teachers

The Language Instruction Educational Program Department is honored to have you as part of its team. We are excited that you will be working alongside ESOL teachers to ensure our English Learners (ELs) become proficient in English and experience academic success in your classroom and beyond.

This page affords you the opportunity to learn about LIEP, WIDA English Language Development standards and differentiation of instruction to meet the needs of our English Learners (ELs). These videos will equip you with additional tools to ensure ELs develop academic language in your classroom.

The Virginia Department of Education has a wealth of information on their webpage. Please take the time to follow the link below and explore all available resources on this page. Even though not all resources will apply to your particular subject, the information is relevant for teachers of English learners.

Thank you for taking the time to learn and prepare to service ALL of our students!

WIDA English Language Development (ELD) Standards Instructional Videos

Virginia educators demonstrate activities for teaching the WIDA ELD standards. The Model Performance Indicators (MPIs) selected for these videos, though not comprehensive, represent key language functions repeated throughout the WIDA ELD Standards. :

  • Introduction to WIDA ELD Standards 2012 Amplification Overview Tutorial)
  • ELD Standards 1: Social and Instructional Language
  • ELD Standard 2: The Language of Language Arts
  • ELD Standard 3: The Language of Mathematics
  • ELD Standard 4: The Language of Science
  • ELD Standard 5: The Language of Social Studies

You will earn 1.5 re-certification points after completing this section and 3 re-certification points for the following section.

WIDA ELD Lesson Planning Resources

The following LINK provides an overview of the resources available on the WIDA website for lesson planning.

You will earn .5 re-certification points after completing this section.

LIEP Classroom on Google

Please visit, explore, and register to the Language Instruction Educational Program (LIEP) Classroom. On this site, you will find all you need to know about teaching ELs in the content classroom.

This is the code to register to the LIEP Classroom: amp5yg3

Each ESOL teacher has a Google classroom tailored to your school's particular needs, so be sure to ask for their classroom code.

You will earn 1 re-certification point after completing this section.

WIDA PD Log - Required

This WIDA Log will ONLY allow you to enter ONE submission. Watch all the videos and webinars before opening this link.

Once you complete and submit your log, you will receive 7 re-certification points.

Use this link to submit your WIDA Log after you have viewed these videos and webinars.