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

Multisensory Monday: Get Active With Phonological Awareness

Posted by Brainspring on 18th Jan 2021

Phonological Awareness (PA) skills are a critical component of learning to read. According to Michael Heggerty, Doctor of Education and author, “Findings show that teaching children to manipulate the … read more

5 Ways to Practice Phonemic Awareness at Home

Posted by Brainspring on 29th Jul 2020

As a teacher, I regularly am asked by parents, “What can I do to help my child?” The answer to this question is very simple, but also pretty complex – phonemic awareness. On the complex side, phonemic … read more