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

Multisensory Monday: Pebble Push

Posted by Brainspring on 20th Jul 2020

According to author Jo Fitzpatrick, the path to phonemic awareness is sequential. It begins with an awareness of spoken words, then syllables (cat =1 syllable), followed by onsets and rimes (c-at) and … read more

Multisensory Monday: Road Trip Sound & Seek

Posted by Brainspring on 13th Jul 2020

Back in the day, my siblings and I would play the Alphabet game during every family trip. We’d find words in writing that began with each letter of the alphabet in ABC order. The first one to get all … read more

Multisensory Monday: B is for Basketball

Posted by Brainspring on 29th Jun 2020

With all the learning happening at home within the last few months due to COVID-19, summer reading loss is an even more important issue. During a typical summer, students in kindergarten through third … read more