Blog: Orton-Gillingham Weekly

Phonics First in a Virtual Classroom: A Guide for Parents

Posted by Brainspring (StephanieCastillo) on 10th May 2021

Hi Parents! If you’re reading this, your child receives phonics instruction using a program called Phonics First®. As we all adapt to virtual classrooms, your help with Phonics First® will be very im … read more

Multisensory Monday: Bloomin’ Morphemes

Posted by Brainspring on 5th Apr 2021

Spring is upon us! As the days get warmer and longer, more birds are singing, flowers are blooming, and only a few more months of school are left. This activity celebrates the change of season by hav … read more

Multisensory Monday: Flower Petal Suffix Sort

Posted by Brainspring on 28th Mar 2021

Spring is in the air! Help your students grow into better readers and spellers with this fun word sort activity! When adding the suffix -ed to a base word, there are three distinct pronunciations, ye … read more

Multisensory Monday: Egg-cellent Blending

Posted by Brainspring on 21st Mar 2021

Warmer weather is upon us and with that comes new growth. It also brings along some holidays and events that are celebrated during this time. Stores are full of multicolored plastic eggs available. Th … read more

Multisensory Monday: Morpheme Toss

Posted by Brainspring on 15th Mar 2021

While the end of winter is upon us, it’s not too late to enjoy some fun snow-related activities! In this activity, students will be playing a relay time game where they toss a certain number of “snowb … read more