EL News

Third Quarter, 2019-20; CSI Goal Area 2, Obj.3, Int.2

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Have you created your EL Scorecard in Eduskills? It is mandatory that all classroom teachers have their EL student's ELAPs on file and have easy access to them. If you have not created your EL Scorecard you may use the slides below as a step by step tutorial. Contact Mrs. Hime for assistance.

Eduskills Reminders

Once your EL students have been added into your Eduskills Scorecard you should be able to see the following:

Under tests; WIDA, OSTP, NRT(STAR) scores

Graph of several years progress in all domains (Speaking, Reading, Writing, Listening)

Insight tab: Recommended Modifications (classroom) and Accommodations (OSTP and WIDA)

Goals: set according to WIDA proficiency level

Follow the CAN Do Descriptors link for an explanation of what the EL student "Can Do" according to their WIDA proficiency level. This should assist you when differentiating also.

EL Testing Accommodation Reminder

In order for your EL students to have testing accommodations on the OSTP they must be having those accommodations on a regular basis in your classroom, and documented in your lesson plans.

WIDA ACCESS is Right Around the Corner!

Important WIDA Information

The following will be the point person on each campus:

NES: JG Stratton

SW: Kim Quintero

WES: Ashley Miller

CMS: Jodi Ayers

CHS: Stephanie Bridgeman

The State of Oklahoma has set the WIDA ACCESS testing window for January 13th-March 27nd. Specific testing dates for each campus will be sent out in the near future.

  • ALL testing should end by March 13th with only makeups the week of March 23rd.

  • EL classes will not meet during the district WIDA testing dates that will be shared soon

  • EL assistants will help in the testing room during the testing time period.

Effective Spring 2018 (last Spring): WIDA scores will be added into the district accountability score according to growth. The baseline data was taken from 2017 WIDA scores. (15 out of 90 points, 17% of school report card)

This means EL students are essentially counted twice on the district accountability score: WIDA and OSTP.

Thank you for being flexible!

EL "PD in your PJs"

Twitter Chats

#ELLCHAT Monday's, 8:00pm

#Seidlitzedchat Tuesday's, 7:00pm

WIDA eLearning

Self-paced eworkshops, learn more here. If you are interested contact Mrs. Hime for account information.

How can I help? Questions, Concerns, Comments?

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Stephanie Hime, Director of EL/GT/Elementary Curriculum

Ext. 4008