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

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

Teaming up to Tackle Homework Together

Posted by Brainspring on 13th Aug 2020

Homework battles have plagued the educational system for over a century.  Early in the nineteenth century, many people worried homework caused undue stress on children, so homework demands were eased … 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