Blog: Orton-Gillingham Weekly

Accented Syllables: Meaning & Examples

Posted by Brainspring on 13th Jun 2024

Have you ever marveled at how the sway of stress in a sentence can change its entire meaning? Stress is the art of the accented syllable – an essential yet often overlooked aspect of the English l … read more
Visual-Spatial Learners: Style & Characteristics

Visual-Spatial Learners: Style & Characteristics

Posted by Brainspring on 13th Jun 2024

What is Visual Spatial Learning?Individuals with dyslexia are often referred to as visual-spatial learners. A visual-spatial learner primarily stores and accesses information in picture form. Ha … read more

What is Scarborough's Reading Rope?

Posted by Brainspring on 13th Jun 2024

Where was Scarborough's Reading Rope back when I started teaching? After going through college as an education major in the 90s, the complexities of reading, including how one learns to read and co … read more

Analyzing Non-Phonetic Words: Make it Meaningful

Posted by Brainspring on 4th Jun 2024

Navigating the English language is not easy! Being able to automatically tackle the many irregularities and non-phonetic words can require lots of practice and repetition. This week, we will cover … read more