Blog: Orton-Gillingham Weekly

Come Back, Cursive!

Posted by Brainspring on 6th Jan 2021

In many school districts nationwide, cursive handwriting is making a comeback, and rightfully so. Come Back, Cursive! There are many reasons to encourage cursive penmanship with your students. Cursive … read more

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: Passing Judgement on -dge

Posted by Brainspring on 16th Feb 2020

We like to get creative with spelling rules. Spelling is typically challenging for our students, so why not have some fun with it? This activity will help students rule out when to use -dge at the end … read more

Multisensory Monday: Super Bowl Skill Review

Posted by Julie Wright on 27th Jan 2020

Does anyone have some football fans in their class? In need of reviewing some phonics lessons? With the Super Bowl right around the corner, why not have some football fun with your students?! HereR … read more