Sheltered Instruction

For 6th - 8th Grade Teachers

What will be covered?

This two-day Sheltered Instruction training will provide teachers with information on how to utilize sheltered instruction practices in secondary classrooms.

Day one will focus on Developing Academic Vocabulary which will address:

  • Making your classroom a safe place for learning
  • Identifying essential words
  • Activating prior knowledge, build background and connecting to existing schema
  • Give students the opportunities to speak, read and write using the vocabulary

Day two will focus on Sheltered Instruction Lesson Planning which will address:

  • Non-negotiables
  • Overview of lesson planning tools
  • Model an example of a research-based content-area strategy adjusted for ELLs
  • Use exemplar lessons to provide participants the opportunity to practice embedding sheltered instruction activities

Monday, July 18th, 8:30pm to Tuesday, July 19th, 3:30pm

3908 Avenue B

Austin, TX

Where: Baker Center

When: July 18th - July 19th

Time: 8:30 - 3:30

To register email Kristina Gutierrez at and include your name, e-number and campus name.

*The Department of English Language Learners will provide teachers in attendance with extra duty pay.

For more information, please contact Juanita Madrigal at 512-414-9564 or at