ELL and SIOP®

Improve the Academic Achievement of English Learners

Since 1995, educators have turned to the SIOP® Model – the only scientifically validated model of sheltered instruction – to teach both academic content and language skills in ways that are proven to be more effective for English learners.

 

Pearson Professional Development can help your district close the achievement gap for English learners.

Implement an empirically validated framework for teaching both academic content and language skills in ways that are proven to be more effective for English learners.
Understand specific considerations for English learners in the RtI process and help prepare all students — especially English learners—to become college and career ready.
Make the most of the research-based resources that are embedded in your Pearson curriculum.
 
 

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the SIOP® Model

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The SIOP Model

 
 
 

A Capacity-Building Model to Close the EL Achievement Gap

The SIOP® Model Works
Based on years of research, the Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol (SIOP®) Model is the only empirically validated framework for sheltered instruction.

Pearson’s certified SIOP® trainers help educators learn the model, implement it in their classrooms, build capacity throughout the district, and improve academic results for English learners (ELs).

Plus, the authors of the model are continually enhancing it—validating its use across grade levels, content areas, and geographic locations.


A Framework for Organizing Instruction

The SIOP® Model consists of eight components and 30 features that help teachers systematically, consistently, and concurrently teach grade-level academic content and academic language to ELs.


The eight components of the SIOP® Model:

  • Lesson Preparation
  • Building Background
  • Comprehensible Input
  • Strategies
  • Interaction
  • Practice and Application
  • Lesson Delivery
  • Review and Assessment
 
 

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