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WIDA goes global: Leader in multilingual learning spreads its can-do attitude abroad

WIDA goes global: Leader in multilingual learning spreads its can-do attitude abroad

The WIDA International School Consortium has helped pioneer the improvement of teaching and learning for multilingualism around the world, from New Jersey to New Delhi. Using its signature "can-do" approach to learning, it has grown into a worldwide ELL network of more than 400 accredited pre K-12 international schools in more than 100 countries.
September 18, 2019
UW-Madison alumna and Ripon High School chemistry teacher Rachel Thorson was recently selected by the Knowles Teacher Initiative as a member of its 2019 cohort of Teaching Fellows. Thorson earned a master of science in curriculum and instruction from the School of Education in 2018. Teachers like Thorson are chosen for their commitment to collaborative, innovative leadership and improving education for all students.
 
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