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Using THE SIOP MODEL with Pre-K and Kindergarten English Learners / Edition 1

Using THE SIOP MODEL with Pre-K and Kindergarten English Learners / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9780137085231
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 03/15/2011
Series: SIOP Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 321,811
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

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. She has lived in Taiwan, Spain and Mexico. 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). In 2005, Dr. Echevarría was selected as Outstanding Professor at CSULB.

Deborah J. 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 learn-ers 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 numerous publications, including the SIOP® book series and five ESL textbook series for National Geographic/Hampton-Brown. She has taught English as a second/foreign language in New York, California, Virginia, and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Carla Peterson is a professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies and the Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies for the College of Human Sciences at Iowa State University. Dr. Peterson earned a Ph.D. at the University of Minnesota. She has worked in early care and education for 35 years as a teacher, administrator, teacher trainer, and researcher. She has worked in child care, Head Start, and early childhood special education settings. Her research and teaching have focused on designing interventions to meet children’s individual needs within inclusive settings.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The SIOP Model and Young Children

What is the SIOP Model?

The SIOP Model: 8 Components and 30 Features

Research-Validated Approach

SIOP Professional Development

Concluding Thoughts

Chapter 2 Getting to Know Young English Learners and Early Childhood Programs by Carla Peterson, Gayle J. Luze, Molly Luchtel and Emily Worthington

Young Children and How They Grow

English Learners in Early Care and Education

Challenges in Early Childhood Instruction

Changing Landscape of Early Care and Education

Concluding Thoughts

Chapter 3 Language Development in Young Children

How Is Language Learned?

Language Register

Language Purposes

Teacher Roles in Language Development

First (Home) Language Development

English Language Development

Academic Language

Language Assessment

Parents As Partners

Supporting Children with Disabilities

Concluding Thoughts

Chapter 4 Using the SIOP with Young Learners: Lesson Preparation, Building Background

Components of the SIOP Model

Lesson Preparation

Building Background

Concluding Thoughts

Chapter 5 Using the SIOP with Young Learners: Comprehensible Input and Strategies

Components of the SIOP Model

Comprehensible Input


Concluding Thoughts

Chapter 6 Using the SIOP with Young Learners: Interaction and Lesson Delivery

Components of the SIOP Model


Lesson Delivery

Concluding Thoughts

Chapter 7 Using the SIOP with Young Learners: Practice & Application and Review & Assessment

Components of the SIOP Model

Practice & Application

Review & Assessment

Concluding Thoughts

Chapter 8 Implementing the SIOP Model in Preschool and Kindergarten: Sample Programs

Columbus Junction, Iowa

Veterans Memorial Elementary School, Rhode Island

AppleTree Institute for Education Innovation Partnership, Washington DC

Concluding Thoughts

Chapter 9 Best Practice Using the SIOP protocol to Support Teachers

Best Practices in Using the SIOP Protocol

Lesson Observation

Teacher Self-Reflection

Professional Development

Guidelines for Using the SIOP Protocol in Early Childhood Settings

Benefits of Using the SIOP Model and Protocol

Using the Comments Feature on the SIOP® Protocol

Reliability and Validity of the SIOP®

Concluding Thoughts

Appendix A: The SIOP Protocol: Full Version, Short Version, SIOP Checklist

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