SIOP® MEANS SUCCESS STORIES!
From Indianapolis to Laos, SIOP® teachers worldwide are sharing their EL teaching success stories. They hope their stories will encourage more teachers to SIOP® now!
SIOP® SUPPORTS DIVERSITY
“In our classroom, we use SIOP® because we have a variety of language learners and a variety of levels. We know that they all learn in different ways.”
~ Bailey Rager
Grade 2 Teacher
Enlace Academy, Indianapolis, IN
A 180 DEGREE SHIFT...THANKS TO SIOP®
“I used to be an advocate for ‘warehousing’ English learners. I believed that my students needed basic English to learn more advanced, grade-level content. Because of SIOP®, I made a 180-degree change in my belief, which has transformed my teaching. Now, I fight for my ELL students to be in content classes because it is fertile ground for their language to grow. Inclusion is where I plant my flag, and SIOP® has made that possible.”
~ Tan Huynh
SIOP Teacher, Vientiane, Laos
REDEFINING YOUR PRACTICES!
“It’s not just for English learners…It really helps you refine your teaching practice, and helps you look at the purpose of what it is that you’re teaching and why you’re doing it that way.”
~ Jess Bell
Warren High School
SIOP® CHANGES LIVES
“When I had the opportunity to implement SIOP® in my classroom, I FELL IN LOVE! That’s because SIOP® isn’t another textbook to use, it is a set of techniques, strategies, and features that I see first-hand changing my student’s lives. With every lesson I plan, I observe the impact it has when my students learn grade level content concepts, and develop Academic EL at the same time. I can see the light bulbs going on in their brains, their writing and academic language improving, and each of them experiencing greater success! I want every teacher to know about SIOP®. It truly changes lives!”
~ Andrea Rients
Savvas Learning Company