ORTON-GILLINGHAM WEEKLY

Handwriting Matters

Handwriting Matters

Posted by Brainspring on 31st Jan 2019

Trends in schools across the country have shown that students are spending less and less time on handwriting. With technology use in the everyday classroom, handwriting seems to be … old news. W … read more
The Roots to Reading and Spelling

The Roots to Reading and Spelling

Posted by Angelina Spiteri-Bender on 24th Jan 2019

Phonological awareness is the foundation we lay for our students to become successful readers and spellers. If we were building a house, baking a cake, or planting a tree, we would first take the prel … read more
Multisensory Monday: Slurp Bossy R Sounds

Multisensory Monday: Slurp Bossy R Sounds

Posted by Julie Wright on 20th Jan 2019

When letter r sits next to a vowel, it “bosses it around” to make a completely different sound. This lesson teaches /ur/ but also reviews /er/ and /ir/. Sometimes, we may choose to create … read more