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SIOP® MEANS
EXCELLENCE

The SIOP® Model
is an instructional model that helps make all teachers
effective teachers of English learners.

 

Today’s classrooms are wonderfully diverse. By the year 2025, one in four K-12 students will be an English Learner (EL). With such rich diversity, all teachers need greater support to help ELs – and all students – gain access to the content and language of a lesson.

The SIOP® (Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol) Model is the only empirically-validated sheltered instruction framework that meets this objective. The SIOP® Model promotes academic language development alongside acquisition of lesson content. Developed by Jana Echevarría, Ph.D., Deborah J. Short, Ph.D., and MaryEllen Vogt, Ed.D., the SIOP® Model offers teachers a proven, time-tested framework for moving all learners toward academic excellence.

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SIOP® MEANS
SUPPORT

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HOW TO GET STARTED WITH SIOP®
Start small. Choose one component, try one subject area at a time.

HOW TO GET STARTED WITH SIOP®
Start small. Choose one component, try one subject area at a time.

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SIOP® IS FOR EVERYONE
Seek support through coaching, professional learning communities in your school, and more.

SIOP® IS FOR EVERYONE
Seek support through coaching, professional learning communities in your school, and more.

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HOW SIOP® FITS WITH ANY INITIATIVE
SIOP® is a perfect fit for any school improvement plan!

HOW SIOP® FITS WITH ANY INITIATIVE
SIOP® is a perfect fit for any school improvement plan!

 
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HOW SIOP® FITS WITH ESSA
SIOP® supports ESSA.

HOW SIOP® FITS WITH ESSA
SIOP® supports ESSA.

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RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN SIOP® AND STATE STANDARDS
The SIOP® Model draws from language and content standards.

RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN SIOP® AND STATE STANDARDS
The SIOP® Model draws from language and content standards.

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WHY I SIOP®
Educators share their reasons.

WHY I SIOP®
Educators share their reasons.

 

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SIOP® MEANS
COMMUNITY

Explore our 20+ offerings for educators and leaders.

District SIOP Professional Learning

 

The SIOP Institute® I

Improve the Academic Achievement of English Learners

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The SIOP Institute® II

Advanced Training to Support Your SIOP® Implementation

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2020 SIOP® National Conference

2020 SIOP® National Conference

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SIOP® Training for Teachers Virtual Institute

SIOP® Virtual Institute

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