ORTON-GILLINGHAM WEEKLY

Practice Makes Perfect: Reading Strategies

Practice Makes Perfect: Reading Strategies

Posted by Brainspring on 7th Apr 2022

Reading is different from spoken language, so we need to teach our students what to do and expect when reading.  Students have been working hard all year on learning new words, reading strategies, and … read more
Multisensory Monday: Egg-cellent Blending

Multisensory Monday: Egg-cellent Blending

5th Apr 2022

Warmer weather is upon us and with that comes new growth. It also brings along some holidays and events that are celebrated during this time. Stores are full of multicolored plastic eggs available. … read more
Multisensory Monday: Red Word Flowers Activity

Multisensory Monday: Red Word Flowers Activity

Posted by Brainspring on 28th Mar 2022

The more students use and practice Red Words, the easier they will remember them. I love having students practice reading their Red Words in the Springtime while doing some different flowery activitie … read more
Multisensory Monday: Decodable Scavenger Hunts

Multisensory Monday: Decodable Scavenger Hunts

Posted by Brainspring on 21st Mar 2022

While reading, in general, is a vast process that covers lots of different concepts, we do not have to make it boring. One favorite activity of mine is to take some of the dictation words or sentences … read more
The Evolution of Red Words

The Evolution of Red Words

Posted by Brainspring on 10th Mar 2022

Red Words in Phonics First© and Structures© are considered irregular words.  They are either words that are not phonetic (cannot be fingertapped) or high-frequency words that contain advanced spelling … read more