Blog: Orton-Gillingham Weekly

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

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: Color Coding Comprehension

Posted by Brainspring on 2nd May 2021

Have you ever found yourself in the middle of reading where you have to stop and ask, wait, what did I just read? I know I struggled with this as an adolescent and even sometimes as an adult, especial … 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