Center for Research on Education, Diversity & Excellence
CREDE Research Projects Conducted at CAL
The Effects of Sheltered Instruction on the Achievement of Limited English Proficient Students
Jana Echevarria, California State University, Long Beach
Deborah Short, Center for Applied Linguistics
1) developed an explicit model of sheltered instruction;
2) used that model in four large urban districts to train teachers in effective sheltered strategies; and
3) conducted field experiments and collected data to evaluate teacher change as well as the effects of sheltered instruction on LEP students' reading achievement and English language development.
Read the report developed from this project.
Read the digest developed from this project.
Learn more about sheltered instruction and the
SIOP Model at CAL's SIOP Web site.