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

Multisensory Monday: Syllabication Jenga

Posted by Tammi Brandon on 13th Apr 2020

Do you need an activity to practice syllabication that is both challenging and fun? If so, try this out! Make it Multisensory You’ll need a Jenga game and fine-tip marker. You’ll also want to have the … read more

Multisensory Monday: Syllabication Word Uno

Posted by Tammi Brandon on 20th Jan 2020

Quickly and accurately reading multisyllabic words is troublesome for many emergent or struggling readers. To provide extra practice with longer words, I like to use games. They’re quick, fun, and oft … read more