ORTON-GILLINGHAM WEEKLY

Multisensory Monday: Writing Through the Summer

Posted by Brainspring on 23rd Jun 2019

Happy summer everyone! This week we put together some ideas for encouraging writing through the summer. Yes, writing can be fun! Begin With a Game … Dust off those games you haven’t used i … read more
Handwriting- It is a Journey

Handwriting- It is a Journey

Posted by Angelina Spiteri-Bender on 3rd Jan 2018

January’s topic of the month is Handwriting, and to start the month off “write,” we would like to specify why handwriting is a key component to a child’s development in this “keyboard age” we currentl … read more
Letter Reversals and Dyslexia

Letter Reversals and Dyslexia

Posted by Samantha Brooks on 6th Oct 2017

Why do some students reverse b and d when writing and reading?  Why do other students read words such as “was” as “saw”?  Samantha Brooks takes a deeper look at reversals and d … read more
Let’s Write! Improving Students’ Pencil Grasp

Let’s Write! Improving Students’ Pencil Grasp

Posted by Brainspring on 30th Jan 2017

Research says… Close that laptop, put away the iPad and let’s write! If we want kids to learn to read, we should teach handwriting beginning in preschool. Brain scanning has demonstrated that handwrit … read more

Is There Something More to "Messy Handwriting"?

Posted by Tammi Brandon on 20th Jan 2017

Is there something more to “messy handwriting”?As teachers, parents, and educators, we've all encountered a child with sloppy handwriting. Sometimes we are quick to judge the child as being lazy, mess … read more
Is There Something More to “Messy Handwriting”?

Is There Something More to “Messy Handwriting”?

Posted by Tammi Brandon on 19th Jan 2017

Is there something more to “messy handwriting”? As teachers, parents, and educators, we’ve all encountered a child with sloppy handwriting. Sometimes we are quick to judge the child as being laz … read more