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SIOP Model for Administrators with Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, The (2/e)

  • Title:SIOP Model for Administrators with Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, The (2/e)
  • Author:Deborah Short, MaryEllen Vogt, Jana Echevarria
  • Publication Date:August 2016
  • Grade Level:K-12
  • ISBN:9780134403274
  • Publisher:Pearson

A user-friendly guide for administrators that provides the knowledge, tools, and resources necessary to understand and oversee the implementation of the SIOP® Model for teaching English learners.

A must-read for all administrators whose schools enroll English learners, this book provides the tools needed for supervising the education of this growing population of learners. It introduces a comprehensive, coherent, research-validated model—the SIOP® Model—for teaching English learners and helping them meet rigorous academic standards. It also includes concrete strategies and advice from other administrators to help principals, coordinators, and others implement the model, and provides guidance for getting started and sustaining the intervention. While summarizing 20 years of research that has proven the SIOP® Model’s effectiveness for all grades and subject areas, the book explains the second language acquisition process so administrators can understand how students best learn new languages.

The SIOP® Model gives educators a user-friendly approach for planning and delivering lessons that 1) provide English learners and other students access to state standards and grade-level content, 2) develop students’ academic English skills, and 3) prepare students to be college and career ready. Using this book, administrators see how they can best support their teachers in the classrooms and assess their implementation of the model. Included in each chapter are videos of the SIOP® authors and key discussion points; Key Points summaries; and Reflect and Apply discussion questions. The final chapter highlights common questions from administrators about the SIOP® Model and provides answers grounded in real-life experiences in schools and districts.

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Author Bio

Deborah Short is a professional development consultant and a senior research associate at the Center for Applied Linguistics in Washington, DC. She co-developed the SIOP Model for sheltered instruction and has directed national research studies on English language learners funded by the Carnegie Corporation, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the U.S. Dept. of Education. She recently chaired an expert panel on adolescent ELL literacy. As the director of Academic Language Research & Training, Dr. Short provides professional development on sheltered instruction and academic literacy around the U.S. and abroad. She has taught English as a second/foreign language in New York, California, Virginia, and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

MaryEllen Vogt, Ed.D., is Professor Emerita of Education at California State University, Long Beach. MaryEllen has been a classroom teacher, reading specialist, special education specialist, curriculum coordinator, and university teacher educator. Her research interests include improving comprehension in the content areas, teacher change and development, and content literacy and language acquisition for English learners.

Jana Echevarría is a Professor Emerita at California State University, Long Beach. She has taught in elementary, middle, and high schools in general education, special education, ESL, and bilingual programs. An internationally known expert on second language learners, Dr. Echevarría is a Fulbright Specialist. Her research and publications focus on effective instruction for English learners, including those with learning disabilities. Currently, she is Co-Principal Investigator with the Center for Research on the Educational Achievement and Teaching of English Language Learners (CREATE) funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences (IES).

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