Blog: Orton-Gillingham Weekly

Teachers Can Affect Reading Brain Patterns

Posted by Brainspring on 3rd Jun 2015

Hi everyone,  “Beginning readers who focus on letter-sound relationships, or phonics, instead of trying to learn whole words, increase activity in the area of their brains best wired for reading, acco … read more

What Handwriting Style is Best for Dyslexics?

Posted by Brainspring on 18th Mar 2015

Hi everyone, Looking at Dite’s blog on Monday, I noticed there was a debate going on in her comments section about what handwriting styles and handwriting programs work best for struggling students.  … read more

What’s the deal with Finland?

Posted by Brainspring on 20th Nov 2014

Hi everyone, In last week’s post I mentioned how Finland has a different attitude about teachers than the United States.  In case you didn’t have a chance to read the article, I want to share with you … read more

Are Teachers’ Salaries Sufficient?

Posted by Brainspring on 13th Nov 2014

Hi everyone, Believe it or not, today I wanted to share something interesting I found in Glamour magazine. Since I make sure to read through Time magazine first, I’m a couple months behind on Gl … read more