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: Holiday Card Puzzles

Posted by Brainspring on 27th Dec 2020

The holidays have come and gone, but what do you do with all the holiday cards you received? They are so pretty, and it is a shame to throw them away! This activity repurposes them and gives the kids … read more

Multisensory Monday: B is for Basketball

Posted by Brainspring on 28th Jun 2020

With all the learning happening at home within the last few months due to COVID-19, summer reading loss is an even more important issue. During a typical summer, students in kindergarten through third … read more
Teaching Red Words to Older Students

Teaching Red Words to Older Students

Posted by Brainspring on 17th Sep 2015

What Red Words (Sight Words) do my Older Students Need? I want to share a question about teaching Red Words to Older Students. This year she is using Structures® with her older students, 6-8th graders … read more