Phonics First® Primary Orton-Gillingham Training
Kindergarten through 1st Grade general education (Tier 1 whole class/small group)
Kindergarten through 2nd Grade special education, intervention, resource (Tier 2,3)
This course qualifies primary teachers to bring beginning-level Orton-Gillingham multisensory instruction to their classrooms. Phonics First® transforms beginning, struggling, dyslexic and learning disabled students into skilled learners through its effective, fun, multisensory approach to reading and spelling. Participants learn to teach: • Alphabet and phonological awareness strategies • Basic phonetic concepts for decoding and encoding • A Three-Part Drill for structured review • Tactile/kinesthetic spelling techniques for phonetic and non-phonetic words • Oral reading/connected text fluency • Introductory Syllabication for multisyllabic words Additional benefits: • Guidance with lesson planning and classroom implementation • Opportunities for hands-on lesson practice with other participants • Emphasis on teaching reading to beginning, struggling, dyslexic and learning disabled students using Orton-Gillingham methodology • Complimentary Brainspring Members Area Access: reproducible lesson resources and activities Upon completion, participants will: • Receive a document of completion • Be prepared to teach Phonics First® to students in Kindergarten through 2nd Grade • Be eligible for the Phonics First® Level I Completion course
• Be eligible to purchase 1 Graduate Credit (Ashland University) Prerequisite: None Course Hours: 18 Contact us to discuss your state requirements for dyslexia and other literacy initiatives.
To complete the remaining 12 hours of Level I, enroll in the Phonics First® Level I Completion course. Contact Brainspring for details: 800-732-3211