Blog: Orton-Gillingham Weekly

Multisensory Activity: Toss it, Read it, Think it

Multisensory Activity: Toss it, Read it, Think it

Posted by Brainspring on 21st Jun 2022

One of my favorite items to use during tutoring sessions was always plastic cups. They are inexpensive to buy, and you can use them in many ways to practice skills and concepts! Materials:Plastic Cups … read more

Multisensory Monday: Reading Obstacle Course

Posted by Brainspring on 26th Jul 2020

Summer is a time to get out and play. Why not combine play with the challenge of thinking and create an obstacle course? Your course can include running, jumping, climbing, crawling, balancing, swimm … read more

Incentivizing Kids to Read

Posted by Brainspring on 22nd Jul 2020

“How can I encourage my child to want to read?” Every parent of a struggling reader regularly asks this. We know children gain important reading skills the more they read, however when rea … read more

Cooking as a Multifaceted Multisensory Activity

Posted by Brainspring on 1st Jul 2020

You do not need to leave the house to incorporate adventure in teaching your children.  Tempting your student with delicious treats will not only provide them with vital skills, but also allow them to … read more

Seven Ways to Slow the Summer Slide

Posted by Brainspring on 24th Jun 2020

For many, this year’s summer vacation from school got off to a very early start. Thousands of children were dismissed from the traditional classroom in mid-March due to the coronavirus. Although many … read more

Multisensory Monday: Summer Reading Ideas

Posted by Brainspring on 17th Jun 2019

Summer can become quickly jam-packed with sports, activities, vacation, and fun. The beginning of the school year always seems to somehow sneak up on us pretty quick. Here are some ideas to get in som … read more