Blog: Orton-Gillingham Weekly

Why Handwriting Matters

Posted by Brainspring on 12th Nov 2020

Editor’s Note: This blog was originally published in January 2019. The version you see below has been updated with additional resources. Trends in schools across the country have shown that stud … read more

Multisensory Monday: Create a Virtual Blending Board

Posted by Brainspring on 8th Nov 2020

Many of us have found ourselves in the midst of learning how to teach all over again…remotely. Creating multisensory opportunities online can sometimes feel like starting all over again in the art of … read more

Multisensory Monday: Spooky Spider Tic-Tac-Toe

Posted by Brainspring on 25th Oct 2020

Happy Halloween week! Tic-Tac-Toe, anyone? Tying phonics review to a fun game such as Tic-Tac-Toe can help readers become automatic and confident in letter and sound relationships. See below for this … read more

Getting Them to Believe

Posted by Brainspring on 21st Oct 2020

Teaching students with learning disabilities and dyslexia for almost twenty years, I have first-hand knowledge of how effective Orton-Gillingham (OG), a multi-sensory approach, is for students with la … read more

Multisensory Monday: Personify Letters

Posted by Brainspring on 18th Oct 2020

Monday is back again! Anyone in need of some new visual aids in supporting proper letter formation? Are your students reversing letters frequently? The letters b, p, d, q not only confuse beginning an … read more