How to Use an English Salon for Integrated Skill Development

This blog post includes English Salon ideas for lesson plans to help students develop their knowledge of language, the meaning of words, and confidence. Prepare Students If you’re looking to develop an English Salon for your high school curriculum to help improve your high school students’ integrated skills, you’ve come to the right place. EnglishContinue reading “How to Use an English Salon for Integrated Skill Development”

How to Improve Lesson Delivery

This blog post is part of a series unpacking The SIOP Model. In this blog post, the lesson delivery component is explained with practical strategies. The SIOP Model The SIOP (Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol) Model (CREDE, 1996) is an instructional framework that has been validated as highly effective in student achievement. Student learning and student success areContinue reading “How to Improve Lesson Delivery”

How to Review and Assess Student Learning

This blog post is part of a series unpacking The SIOP Model. This blog post explains the review and assessment component of The SIOP Model. The SIOP Model The SIOP (Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol) Model (CREDE, 1996) is an instructional framework that has been validated as highly effective in improving the achievement of students whose teachersContinue reading “How to Review and Assess Student Learning”

How to Use Interaction as a Teaching Strategy

This blog post explores the SIOP Model’s component of interaction as a teaching and learning strategy. The SIOP Model The SIOP (Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol) Model (CREDE, 1996) is a research-based approach to instruction that is effective for second language learners and students who need to improve their academic language and literacy skills. The modelContinue reading “How to Use Interaction as a Teaching Strategy”

How to Manage Comprehensible Input Using The SIOP Model

This blog post explores teaching and learning strategies for comprehensible input for student learning using The SIOP Model. The SIOP Model The SIOP (Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol) Model (CREDE, 1996) is an empirically-tested, research-based model of instruction used as a framework for planning and delivering instruction in core subject areas for second language learners, asContinue reading “How to Manage Comprehensible Input Using The SIOP Model”

Best Resources for How to Use The SIOP Model

In this blog post, I share a list of resources for The SIOP Model including teaching strategies and lesson plans for using SIOP model components. The SIOP Model The Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol (SIOP) Model is a framework for instruction that has been shown to be effective in improving the academic achievement of second languageContinue reading “Best Resources for How to Use The SIOP Model”

How to Use the SIOP Model for Practice and Application

This blog post is part of a series where we unpack each of the eight components of the SIOP Model. In this blog post, we will focus on the practice and application of the SIOP Model in teaching and learning for student success. The SIOP Model SIOP Model (Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol) Model (CREDE, 1996)Continue reading “How to Use the SIOP Model for Practice and Application”

How The SIOP Model Addresses Culturally Responsive Teaching

This blog post is part of a series where we unpack each of the eight components of the SIOP Model. In this blog post, we will focus on the essential question of where and how the SIOP Model addresses socio-cultural competence for culturally responsive teaching. The SIOP (Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol) Model (CREDE, 1996) isContinue reading “How The SIOP Model Addresses Culturally Responsive Teaching”

Examples of Building Background Using the SIOP Model

This blog post is part of a series where we unpack each of the eight components of the SIOP Model. In this blog post, we will focus on the second component, Building Background. Rationale for Using the SIOP Model When designing a curriculum around the SIOP Model, teachers plan explicit instruction and scaffold content basedContinue reading “Examples of Building Background Using the SIOP Model”

Best Practice To Apply the SIOP Model (Lesson Planning)

Introduction The SIOP (Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol) Model (CREDE, 1996) is an empirically-tested, research-based model of instruction used as a framework for planning and delivering instruction in core subject areas for second language learners, as well as students who need to strengthen their academic language and literacy skills (2020).  This model has been used inContinue reading “Best Practice To Apply the SIOP Model (Lesson Planning)”