SIM for Administrators

The Strategic Instruction Model is a comprehensive adolescent literacy program for your school or district. SIM components target the full range of literacy skills your students need to succeed in high school, on state and national tests, and in their college and career choices.

Building Literacy Skills for all Learners

SIM encompasses more than 50 specific Learning Strategies that can help students overcome specific learning difficulties that impede literacy, from identifying words in text to completing assignments on time to writing complete essays.

EMPOWERING TEACHERS and MEETING STANDARDS

SIM Learning Strategies and Content Enhancement Routines are proven to help students build the literacy skills they need to perform well on state assessments and other important measures of achievement. In addition, teachers and students can use the strategies and routines to respond successfully to the rigor present in Common Core and State Standards.  SIM also empowers teachers to think deeply about the importance of their course content and teach in ways that engage all students.

PROVEN AND AFFORDABLE

SIM is the result of more than 40 years of researching what works for teachers and students. Our affordably priced student manuals and teacher guidebooks include everything teachers need for their students to succeed with SIM.

MAKING SIM THE FOUNDATION OF YOUR LITERACY PROGRAM

SIM is a comprehensive adolescent literacy program that tends to both student needs and teacher needs. SIM practices and materials have been proven effective through more than 40 years of research and classroom experience.

  • Based on research
  • Supporting materials include books and online resources that provide guidance for building learning communities, enhancing social skills, and improving communication and teaming within the education community.
  • International Professional Development Network and instructional coaches

SIM STORIES

Read stories of how SIM has improved the lives of teachers and students