SIOP® Resource Library: Browse SIOP® Videos, Activities, & More

Learn more about the SIOP® Model, get ideas to use in your classroom, and view the results from schools and districts.

  • Classroom Resources
  • Success Stories
  • Videos
  • Recorded Webinars

Classroom Resources

SIOP Lesson Plan Templates

Four different editable Word documents for organizing and planning SIOP lessons. From: Making Content Comprehensible for English Learners: The SIOP® Model.



SQP2RS Posters

A great visual aid! These posters guide students through the steps for the SQP2RS strategy for reading an informational or expository text.


SQP2RS Poster

Short Story Flow Chart

Use this graphic organizer to help your students keep track of important information when reading a short story.



Magic Buttons

These great visual aids provide a non-verbal way for students to communicate their understanding during a lesson.



Signal Words

Signal words are cross-curricular words—terms used throughout the curriculum like summarize, although, and therefore. Use these posters to introduce and emphasize Signal Words in your classroom.



Success Stories


Watch the Videos

Meet the Authors

Explore key ideas with the authors of the SIOP® Model.

Meet the Authors


The SIOP® Institute

Learn what to expect when you attend a SIOP Institute.

The SIOP® Institute

Virtual Institute

Take part in online professional development sessions.

Virtual Institute

View more SIOP videos on our YouTube page.

Recorded Webinars

Hear What the Authors Have to Say

Help English Learners Reach the Common Core Standards with the SIOP® Model

Speakers: MaryEllen Vogt and Deborah Short

The authors of the SIOP® Model provide a program overview of the instructional approach. They discuss the research supporting the model and offer sample techniques teachers can use to support the Common Core State Standards with academic language development. When the SIOP® Model is implemented to a high degree, teachers are better able to prepare English learners and other students for college and career readiness.

Making RTI Work with English Learners

Speaker: Jana Echevarría

Dr. Jana Echevarria provides an overview of RTI and address the special considerations needed when implementing an RTI process with English learners. Specifically, she discusses the importance of Tier 1 instruction and progress monitoring as well as Tier 2 and Tier 3 interventions. Distinguishing a learning problem from the second language acquisition process is also addressed.