ORTON-GILLINGHAM WEEKLY

5 Ways to Find Calm (You Owe This To Yourself)

Posted by Brainspring on 4th Nov 2020

Dear Teachers, I want you to know first and upmost, YOU are valued. As a former teacher, I know all the work that goes into teaching under typical circumstances. Teaching during this pandemic is far f … read more

Getting Students Comfortable Going Back To School

Posted by Brainspring on 3rd Sep 2020

In these new and challenging times, we as parents and teachers face many decisions to make regarding our children’s safety and well-being. This protection comes not only in the physical (masks, hand w … read more
Multisensory Monday: Simple Game Board!

Multisensory Monday: Simple Game Board!

Posted by Tammi Brandon on 30th Sep 2018

Have you ever had a student that is resistant to participating in a phonics lesson? Or, maybe you’ve had a student who always seems to get off-topic? If so, this simple game board is for you. Print a … read more
Recess! Let’s Go Outside!

Recess! Let’s Go Outside!

Posted by Loraine Hodgson on 20th Jun 2018

June’s blog topic focuses on the importance of recess and student achievement. Our next article explains some of the research and findings on why physical activity is recommended for setting stu … read more
Teacher Appreciation- A Tale for Teachers

Teacher Appreciation- A Tale for Teachers

Posted by Brainspring on 30th May 2018

As we wrap up Teacher Appreciation Month, let’s take a look at an autobiography of a teacher in the mountain regions of Kentucky, set in the early 1920’s.  This autobiography tells an inspiratio … read more
The Unusual Teacher Appreciation Gift

The Unusual Teacher Appreciation Gift

Posted by Tammi Brandon on 4th Apr 2018

Many years ago, I received one of my most treasured Teacher Appreciation gifts from a student. It was an unusual gift, but one that I still have. That particular school year, I received many lovely gi … read more