Blog: Orton-Gillingham Weekly

Multisensory Monday-Vowel Teams

Multisensory Monday-Vowel Teams

Posted by Brainspring on 6th Jun 2022

Vowel Teams are a combination of two vowels making the long vowel sound. They appear often and early in English vocabulary and are taught as early as Kindergarten for reading. Some facts about teachin … read more

Red Words By Heart

Posted by Brainspring on 16th Dec 2020

Red Word instruction is an essential part of every Phonics First® or Structures® lesson. Approximately 15% of the words in English are “non-phonetic” or do not contain regular spelling patterns. These … read more

Multisensory Monday: Syllabication Jamboard

Posted by Brainspring on 13th Dec 2020

After almost a year of remote learning behind my belt, I have come to realize that a variety of computer applications are available for online Orton-Gillingham lessons. For those of you experienced &# … read more

Multisensory Monday: Trim the Tree with Phonics

Posted by Brainspring on 6th Dec 2020

Deck the halls with Phonics First® and Structures®, fa la la la la, la la la la! Yes, you read that correctly: Today’s multisensory activity combines holiday crafting with a little bit of phonic … read more

Don’t Agonize, Strategize!

Posted by Brainspring on 1st Oct 2020

This school year, every Educator across the country is experiencing a change in instruction. Whether the instruction is delivered virtually/online, in-person, or a combination, preparations are on the … read more