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Using the SIOP Model: Professional Development Manual for Sheltered Instruction cover
Using the SIOP Model: Professional Development
Manual for Sheltered Instruction, 2nd Edition

This new professional development manual is designed to assist teacher educators, staff developers, and leaders at the school, district, and state levels as they prepare teachers of English language learners to use the Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol (SIOP) Model.
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Publications: Sheltered Instruction

SIOP PackageSIOP Packages

CAL has assembled two SIOP Model* publication packages for your convenience and savings.

Each component can also be purchased separately.

1. SIOP STARTER PACKAGE
This package was created for teachers, professional development staff, coaches, and administrators interested in designing and delivering SIOP professional development workshops for educators.

Order the SIOP Starter Package at the CAL Store.

2. SIOP COMPREHENSIVE PACKAGE
This package of materials was assembled to provide educators the resources they need to teach others to use the SIOP Model in their classrooms through workshops, coaching, analysis of SIOP instruction, and discussion of relevant readings.

Order the SIOP Comprehensive Package at the CAL Store.


Individual components

Helping English Learners Succeed coverHelping English Learners Succeed: An Overview of the SIOP Model
Justine Hudec and Deborah Short (Producers)
This resource, available in VHS or DVD format, is designed for administrators, policymakers, and educators as an introduction to sheltered content instruction and for teachers of education as a tool for use in methodology classes. Filmed in a documentary style, this video features six exemplary teachers who are seen following the SIOP Model and employing a wide range of teaching strategies that integrate language and content learning. The scenes show elementary, middle,and high school students in mathematics, science, and social studies classes. 2002.
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The SIOP Model coverThe SIOP Model: Sheltered Instruction for Academic Achievement
Justine Hudec and Deborah Short (Producers)
This professional development resource, available in VHS and DVD format, comprehensively demonstrates the research-based SIOP Model. It can be used to provide ongoing professional development for those who teach content to English language learners, as it showcases strategies for adapting instruction to the students' academic and language needs. Each of the SIOP Model's eight components is presented through footage from the math, science, and social studies classrooms of six exemplary teachers at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. The teachers elaborate on their lessons and SIOP techniques, and teacher educators and researchers describe the theory and research that support the model. The video serves as a companion to Using the SIOP Model: Professional Development Manual for Sheltered Instruction. 2002. Order online from the CAL Store.

Using the SIOP Model coverUsing the SIOP Model: Professional Development Manual for Sheltered Instruction
This new professional development manual is designed to assist teacher educators, staff developers, and leaders at the school, district, and state levels as they prepare teachers of English language learners to use the Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol (SIOP) Model or its adapted version, the Two-Way SIOP Model. By incorporating these instructional models in their classroom, teachers can improve the language proficiency and grade-level content knowledge of their linguistically and culturally diverse students. 2011. Order online from the CAL Store.

SIOP Model Digest Series book coverSIOP Model Digest Series
This collection of over 30 ERIC digests and CREDE briefs is a valuable resource for those presenting the SIOP Model to educators. Each digest addresses an area of theory or practice related to the components of the SIOP Model, and many are recommended readings in the SIOP manual. Presenters may use the digests to launch an activity, facilitate a discussion, or review a feature of the SIOP Model. This product fits conveniently in the binder for Using the SIOP Model: Professional Development Manual for Sheltered Instruction. 2004. Order online from the CAL Store.


Insider's Guide to SIOP Coaching An Insider's Guide to SIOP Coaching
Arieh (Ari) Sherris, Thomas A. Bauder, and Lindsey Hillyard
This new resource is designed for district and site coaches, staff developers, mentors, teachers and others who know the SIOP Model and are helping teachers implement it in their instruction. The guide offers practical suggestions for developing productive coaching relationships, helping teachers with effective SIOP lesson planning, conducting observations and providing feedback, and planning and sustaining SIOP coaching over time. 2007.
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Making Content Comprehensible book coverMaking Content Comprehensible for English Learners: The SIOP® Model 3rd edition
Jana Echevarria, Mary Ellen Vogt,& Deborah J. Short
The third edition of this widely-used publication presents the Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol (SIOP) Model, a research-based and validated model of sheltered instruction. The SIOP Model allows educators to plan and implement high-quality sheltered lessons for English language learners that integrate English language and academic content instruction. Written by the researchers and developers of the Model, the book contains a comprehensive discussion of the SIOP Model's eight components, past and current research on the model, teaching scenarios, the SIOP observation protocol, and lesson plan templates. New with the third edition is a CD-ROM with teaching vignettes and interviews with the authors. 2007.
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Other Publications of Interest

The SIOP® Model for Administrators
Deborah J. Short, MaryEllen Vogt, and Jana Echevarria
Designed for administrators who want to support the academic achievement of English language learners (ELLs), this publication provides essential information as well as a practical overview of the SIOP Model* and its effective implementation. The SIOP Model, a research based and validated model of sheltered instruction, allows educators to plan and implement high-quality sheltered lessons for ELLs that integrate English language and academic content instruction. Written by the researchers and developers of the SIOP Model, this book can help administrators design SIOP initiatives as well as support and assess teachers as they implement SIOP instruction. 2008. Order online from the CAL Store.

Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol book coverThe Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol: A Tool for Teacher-Researcher Collaboration and Professional Development
This report describes the research process that led to thedevelopment of the SIOP Model, a sheltered instruction approach in which teachers use specific strategies to teach the content curriculum to English language learners while promoting their English language development. Order online from the CAL Store.

How to Integrate Language and Content Instruction book coverHow to Integrate Language and Content Instruction: A Training Manual
This training manual helps ESL and content teachers integrate language learning and academic content in their classes. The topics addressed include instructional techniques and strategies, guidelines for adapting materials for integrated lessons, model lessons, assessment, implementation options, and staff development plans. Order online from the CAL Store.

Integrating Language and Content in Secondary School book coverIntegrating Language and Content in Secondary School: Instructional Strategies and Thematic Units
ESL and content area teachers collaborated to develop the lesson plans, instructional strategies, and thematic units in this resource to make high school academic material accessible to students learning English. Order online from the CAL Store.

Communicative Math and Science Teaching
This video will help math and science teachers increase communication in their classes. The video features students and their teachers at work in learning situations that emphasize peer tutoring, cooperative learning, problem solving, competition and games, and use of math and science language. Order online from the CAL Store.

Profile of Effective Teaching in a Multilingual Classroom
This video showcases effective strategies for teaching content to ELLs in middle school. Order online from the CAL Store.

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*The SIOP Model was developed by researchers at California State University, Long Beach (Jana Echevarria and Mary Ellen Vogt), and the Center for Applied Linguistics (Deborah J. Short) under the auspices of the Center for Research on Education, Diversity & Excellence (CREDE), a national research center funded by the U.S. Department of Education from 1996 through 2003. Learn more.