Structures Orton-Gillingham Training course content designed for: Grades 6th through 12th*
resource, special education *Appropriate for students in grades 6th through 12th with dyslexia
and learning disabilities whose reading skills range from grades 1st and up. This
comprehensive and highly intensive multisensory training course qualifies teachers to bring
Orton-Gillingham multisensory instruction to their intervention and remedial classroom. Structures
transforms dyslexic and learning disabled students into skilled learners through its effective,
interactive, multisensory approach to reading and spelling. Participants learn to
teach: • Anglo-Saxon word study of basic to advanced phonetic concepts • Morphological
study of Greek and Latin roots and affixes • A Three-Part Drill for structured review •
Tactile/kinesthetic spelling techniques for phonetic and non-phonetic words • Syllabication for
multisyllabic words (8 Syllable Types/3 Syllable Patterns) • Higher-level spelling skills
• Vocabulary development • Fluency-building strategies • Introductory comprehension
techniques Additional benefits: • Guidance for lesson plans and classroom
implementation • Opportunities for hands-on lesson practice with other participants •
Emphasis on teaching reading to 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 Structures to remedial students in grades 6th
through 12th • Be eligible for Level II and to apply for Brainspring’s nationally recognized
• Be eligible to purchase 2 Graduate Credits (Ashland University)
Personalized Distance Coaching
To address questions that occur as teachers begin implementing Phonics First®, a personalized consultation session provides effective support based on each teacher’s unique needs.
- The teacher records and uploads a 20- to 30-minute video of a lesson being taught to students.
- The Phonics First® Coach views the video and schedules a 20- to 30-minute phone consultation to provide guidance, feedback and support and to answer questions for the teacher.