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

Getting Older Students to Buy-In to Multisensory Lessons

Posted by Brainspring on 19th Nov 2020

Working with older, struggling readers can be exceptionally challenging. They have an enormous well of “coping” strategies. In other words, they have learned a million ways to NOT read while reading. … 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