PDToolKit -- Access Card -- for Making Content Comprehensible for Secondary English Learners The SIOP Model

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 2013-11-01
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Teachers gain electronic access to the resource materials for the SIOP® Model.


We are pleased to introduce the PDToolkit, an online subscription-based resource that provides the tools that educators need to effectively plan and implement instruction. The PDToolkit for SIOP®, together with the text, provides the tools you need to effectively implement the SIOP Model.


Currently the following resources are available:

·         SIOP Videos

·         SIOP Research

·         SIOP Lesson Plans and Activities

·         SIOP Resources


In the future, we will continue to add other resources.


With the Online Purchase, you receive 12 months of access to the PDToolkit for SIOP®.


To learn more, please visit http://pdtoolkit.pearson.com.

Author Biography

Jana Echevarría, Ph.D., is Professor Emerita of Education at California State University, Long Beach where she was selected as Outstanding Professor. She has taught in elementary, middle, and high school in general education, special education, ESL, and bilingual programs. She has lived in Taiwan, Spain, and Mexico. Her UCLA doctorate earned her an award from the National Association for Bilingual Education’s Outstanding Dissertations Competition and subsequent research and publications focus on effective instruction for English learners, including those with learning disabilities. She has presented her research across the U.S. and internationally including Oxford University (England), Wits University (South Africa), Harvard University (U.S.), South East Europe University (Macedonia), and University of Barcelona (Spain). Publications include the popular SIOP book series and over 50 books, book chapters and journal articles.


MaryEllen Vogt, Ed.D., is Professor Emerita of Education at California State University, Long Beach. Dr. Vogt has been a classroom teacher, reading specialist, special education teacher, curriculum coordinator, and university teacher educator. She received her doctorate from the University of California, Berkeley, and is a co-author of 16 books, including Reading Specialists and Literacy Coaches in the Real World (3rd ed.) (Allyn & Bacon, 2011), and the SIOP book series. Her publications and research interests revolve around reading instruction, including improving comprehension in the content areas, teacher change and development, and content literacy for English learners. She has provided professional development for teachers and administrators in all 50 states and in nine countries. Dr. Vogt received her university’s Distinguished Faculty Teaching Award, and is a Past President of the International Reading Association.


Deborah J. Short, Ph.D., directs Academic Language Research & Training and provides professional development on sheltered instruction and academic literacy worldwide. Formerly she was a Division Director at the Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, DC, where she directed quasi-experimental and experimental studies on English learners funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York, Rockefeller Foundation, and U.S. Department of Education, among others. Her publications include journal articles, the SIOP Model book series, and several ESL textbook series for National Geographic/Cengage. She taught English as a second/foreign language in New York, California, Virginia, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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