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

The Power of Confidence: Thoughts from a Tutor

Posted by Brainspring on 6th Aug 2019

For many students, their struggle to read has made them feel self-conscious or even like a failure. They don’t understand why reading seems to come so easy to their peers and why they can’ … read more

Reducing Stress and Anxiety in the Classroom

Posted by Brainspring on 26th Apr 2018

High levels of stress and anxiety in a learning environment can significantly affect a student’s learning, retention, and motivation. It is critical to examine how we are engaging our students so we c … read more
Stress and Anxiety: Let’s Make Diamonds from All the Pressure

Stress and Anxiety: Let’s Make Diamonds from All the Pressure

Posted by Brainspring on 22nd Apr 2017

Stress and anxiety come in many forms. Additionally, stress can motivate or prohibit the way you perceive and/or complete a task. Recently the growing demands on children in school have created circum … read more