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SIOP Presentation at the Virginia ESL Supervisors Association Conference
On February 3, 2012, CAL SIOP assistant manager, Julie Mazrum, presented at the Virginia ESL Supervisors Association Conference with Loudoun County’s ELL Supervisor and SIOP coach to share how Loudoun County Public Schools has adopted the SIOP Model as an instructional framework to better serve their English learners. Julie talked about the SIOP Model professional development services that CAL SIOP designed for Loudoun County Public Schools, with a special focus on services such as SIOP lesson study and coaching to deepen SIOP implementation at Sugarland Elementary.
Download the presentation. Adobe PDF logo (2.21 MB)
Learn more about the conference.

Enhancing Practice with Early English Language Learners
CAL Board of Trustee member, Fred Genesee, and CAL staff member, Jen Himmel, will be presenting at this free one-day conference on specific educational issues regarding early English language learners held April 29, 2011 at Princeton University. Learn more.

SIOP in Fresno – A Case Study
CAL has partnered with the Fresno United School District in California to provide content area-based professional development in the SIOP Model. Read the case study. Adobe PDF logo (119 KB)

At Sugarland Elementary, language lessons are key to all learning
Washington Post

Thursday, October 21, 2010

On a Thursday morning at Sugarland Elementary School in Sterling, fourth-graders watched as their teacher pointed to an illuminated smart board in the darkened classroom. Together, they recited their lesson objective: "The students will be able to discover artifacts that were used by the original Virginians!" Read the rest of the article online.

Spotlight on NCELA
View or download NCELA’s webinar “Implementing Professional Development for Content Area Teachers with ELLs” delivered by CAL’s Research Associate Jen Himmel.

SIOP in Action
Watch a video that highlights CAL's collaboration with The Georgia Project. CAL conducted a needs assessment and provided SIOP Model professional development to high school teachers in Whitfield County, Georgia, to improve the academic achievement of English language learners.


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