Blog: Orton-Gillingham Weekly

Visual-Spatial Learners: Style & Characteristics

Visual-Spatial Learners: Style & Characteristics

Posted by Brainspring on 13th Jun 2024

What is Visual Spatial Learning?Individuals with dyslexia are often referred to as visual-spatial learners. A visual-spatial learner primarily stores and accesses information in picture form. Ha … read more
Multisensory Activity: Exit with Prefix “Ex-”

Multisensory Activity: Exit with Prefix “Ex-”

Posted by Tammi Brandon on 4th Jun 2024

The prefix ex- is commonly attached to the start of words. It is a language tool meaning separation, exclusion, or a former state of being. Whether it's an 'ex-president' leaving office or an 'exos … read more

Learning the Alphabet: How to Teach

Posted by Brainspring on 4th Jun 2024

So, you are ready to teach a child to read! There is some debate on whether a child needs to know the letter names or that just knowing the letter sounds is essential to reading. This debate see … read more

Five Most Common Silent Final-E Rules

Posted by Brainspring on 28th Apr 2021

Learning to read and write in English is not easy. The 44 phonemes (sounds) in the English language are represented by 26 letters. More than 200 different letter combinations also represent these 44 p … read more