Our Software Clients

WIDS clients often have unique and varying curriculum initiatives, but all focus on their key stakeholder -- their learners. Our clients range from education organizations to business and government agencies. We consider clients partners in education, advocating for sound instructional design and accountability for student learning. Many have been WIDS clients since the company began in 1994!

Software - Client Case Studies

Sabah Al Ahmad Center for Giftedness Creativity

Sabah Al Ahmad Center for Giftedness Creativity

Sabah Al Ahmad Center located in Kuwait City, Kuwait purchased WIDS in 2018 as the perfect solution to develop and manage their standards-driven curriculum for Gifted and Talented intermediate and high school programs and courses. In January 2019, eight faculty members completed a customized WIDS Coach Trainer workshop and went on to train over 50 additional faculty and staff.  WIDS training provides their faculty an opportunity for professional development, incorporating best practices into solid course design.

Software features that SACGS uses include:

  • Competency development using the WIDS Verb Library
  • Performance standards as criteria for performance-based assessments and rubrics
  • Scoring Guide development – rubrics and checklists
  • Learning Plan Design – using learning cycle, learning properties, and the WIDS Learning Activity Library
  • Teaching Plans to support planning for instruction
  • Linked standards to course outcomes
  • Documentation for students, teachers, administrators, and accreditors
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