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We are pleased to announce the release of the kindergarten version of WIDA's Spanish language proficiency assessment, PODER!


Features of PODER:

  • Computer-based administration
  • Effectively screens incoming Kindergarten students with the PUEDE screener
  • Offers a full summative PODER Spanish language proficiency assessment to be administered once per school year

Uses of PODER:

  • Serves as a tool to inform instruction and placement in a bilingual program
  • Informs a profile of a student's development as an emergent bilingual
  • Assists in communication with parents

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