What will my teachers get out of TESOL Trainers' SIOP Seminars?
Sheltered Instructional Techniques are more than best practices in teaching. The scope of SIOP helps teachers define and refine the way they plan and teach their lessons. SIOP strategies that teachers use to support English language learners in the classroom are just as effective with all of their students regardless of their native language. The components and features of SIOP remind teachers of fundamental teaching strategies such as building background and scaffolding and critical teaching skills like giving clear instructions and encouraging higher order thinking skills. A summary of SIOP can be found here.
Participating teachers in our SIOP workshops will...
How is the Professional Development Structured?
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What do teachers and administrators say about our workshops?
TESOL Trainers has designed and delivered workshops and professional development initiatives on Sheltered Instruction techniques for over 10 years. Because every workshop is experiential, teachers experience all of the SIOP strategies and techniques by going through model lessons. Once teachers 'unpack' the principles, teachers explore adaptable, easy-to-use ways to use them in the classroom.
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Here are brief overviews of two components of SIOP, Giving Clear Instructions and Engaging Students.
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