An Orton-Gillingham based education blog sharing multisensory teaching strategies, information and ideas for teaching reading.

Multisensory Monday: “Kick” the Vowel (In The Most Friendly Way Possible)

Posted by Brainspring on 30th Nov 2020

As the days get shorter, we are finding ourselves sitting inside a lot, staring at screens and papers. Why not change things up a bit and get moving?! This Multisensory Monday, we’re shaking off … read more

Why Handwriting Matters

Posted by Brainspring on 12th Nov 2020

Editor’s Note: This blog was originally published in January 2019. The version you see below has been updated with additional resources. Trends in schools across the country have shown that stud … read more

Multisensory Monday: Story Sticks for Comprehension

Posted by Brainspring on 11th Oct 2020

The goal of reading is to understand what is being read. Aside from phonics and fluency, reading comprehension can be yet another challenging component of reading for our struggling readers. Whether m … read more

Multisensory Monday: Reading Obstacle Course

Posted by Brainspring on 26th Jul 2020

Summer is a time to get out and play. Why not combine play with the challenge of thinking and create an obstacle course? Your course can include running, jumping, climbing, crawling, balancing, swimm … read more