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

13 Ways to Reduce Student Anxiety

Posted by Marguerite Foshee on 2nd Apr 2020

During this very strange and anxiety-provoking time, we find ourselves constantly thinking of our students and how to best help them. Marguerite, a veteran teacher, has a bag of tricks up her sleeve t … read more

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