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

Multisensory Monday: Story Sticks for Comprehension

Posted by Brainspring on 11th Oct 2020

The goal of reading is to understand what is being read. Aside from phonics and fluency, reading comprehension can be yet another challenging component of reading for our struggling readers. Whether m … read more
Multisensory Monday: Prefix Ball Toss!

Multisensory Monday: Prefix Ball Toss!

Posted by Tammi Brandon on 28th May 2018

In this Multisensory Monday, we suggest an activity to help students grasp what the purpose of a prefix is. A prefix comes before a base word and changes the meaning of the base word. Give this activi … read more
Multisensory Monday: A “Hands On” Spelling Activity with Consonant-Y

Multisensory Monday: A “Hands On” Spelling Activity with Consonant-Y

Posted by Tammi Brandon on 22nd Jan 2018

One of the more challenging concepts for students to master is using the correct spelling for Consonant-Y words.  They often have difficulty knowing if a word should have a single consonant between th … read more