Continued support after initial professional learning is essential to see gains in student achievement. A report on effective professional development from the U.S. Department of Education stated that when there are at least 49 hours of professional learning, student achievement on state standardized tests increased by at least 21 percentile points. However, when teachers participated in 14 hours or less of professional learning, there was NO IMPACT on student achievement.
After your team participates in a SIOP® workshop or completes an engaging SIOP® book study, how can you capitalize on that energy and momentum to achieve maximum impact on student learning? Read about three ways to SUPERBOOST your SIOP® to achieve maximum success.