ORTON-GILLINGHAM WEEKLY

Multisensory Activity: Toss it, Read it, Think it

Multisensory Activity: Toss it, Read it, Think it

Posted by Brainspring on 21st Jun 2022

One of my favorite items to use during tutoring sessions was always plastic cups. They are inexpensive to buy, and you can use them in many ways to practice skills and concepts! Materials:Plastic Cups … read more
Multisensory Monday: Red Word Fun

Multisensory Monday: Red Word Fun

Posted by Brainspring on 13th Jun 2022

Red Words are learned through repetition and will be mastered with memorization. Students use the 9-step Red Word process to learn the new Red Word and use the Loading and Armtapping tool to retrieve … read more
Multisensory Monday: Fun Blending Activities

Multisensory Monday: Fun Blending Activities

Posted by Brainspring on 23rd May 2022

The third part of the 3-Part Drill, blending, increases fluency. The goal for Blending is to be able to read these syllables as whole units. Working toward this goal is an important step to successful … read more

Kindergarten Reading Readiness

Posted by Brainspring on 13th Jan 2021

One of the most common questions I am asked is, “What does my child need to know before starting Kindergarten?” Kindergartners are expected to know a lot by the end of their school year, and psycholog … read more

Multisensory Monday: Paper Dolls for -NG/-NK Review

Posted by Brainspring on 10th Jan 2021

I can remember loving to play with paper dolls as a child. Nowadays, paper dolls have evolved into having fancy hair, eyebrows, puckered lips and smiles, sunnies, and elaborate outfits. Paper dolls al … read more