Here is the SIOP website: http://www.siopinstitute.net/
And our course textbook if you want to read about it:
Most research claims that this kind of teaching is also good for students from poverty, since their language levels are significantly lower than their middle class peers. Since my school is both high poverty and high ELL, this is a must for me!
A SIOP lesson has eight components, and I found some great YouTube videos from Pearson Education to explain each one. Click on the link below to watch them.
- Lesson Preparation
- Building Background Knowledge
- Comprehensible Input
- Lesson Delivery
What other resources do you have for Sheltered Instruction? Do you have ELLs in your class? What kinds of strategies do you like to teach with?