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

High Fives & Handwriting: Connecting Gross & Fine Motor Skills

Posted by Autumn Templeton on 29th Jan 2020

Gross motor skills aren’t just good for sports. Coordination is made up of gross and fine motor skills working in tandem. Gross motor skills involve movement of large body parts. Arms, legs, and our t … read more

Come Back Cursive!

Posted by Autumn Templeton on 9th Jan 2020

In many school districts nationwide, cursive handwriting is making a comeback, and rightfully so. There are many reasons to encourage cursive penmanship with your students. Cursive writing, when compa … read more