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Taking a Closer Look at Spelling Errors: How a Spelling Assessment Can Inform Your Instruction
assessment | spelling

Taking a Closer Look at Spelling Errors: How a Spelling Assessment Can Inform Your Instruction

You will find most teachers of children with dyslexia are not fans of the weekly spelling test. Words arranged by theme or covering multiple spelling patterns is a recipe for failure for many of our students. Other students may manage to learn the words for the Friday spelling test, but not be able to spell…

Checking for Mastery In Orton-Gillingham Lessons
assessment | multi-sensory teaching | Orton-Gillingham | Structured Literacy | Uncategorized

Checking for Mastery In Orton-Gillingham Lessons

Teaching to mastery is one of the most important considerations when teaching your students with dyslexia. Striving readers and writers very often find the class and instruction moving forward before they have had a chance to master new concepts. This results in learning gaps. When I encountered this in pupils at school, I would describe…

How to Write Effective Orton-Gillingham Progress Reports
assessment | Orton-Gillingham | parents

How to Write Effective Orton-Gillingham Progress Reports

Tips for Sharing Orton-Gillingham Progress Reports with Parents Whether you are working in private practice as an Orton-Gillingham tutor or working with students in a classroom or school setting, sharing information about a student’s progress is an important part of our work. Orton-Gillingham progress reports are one way to do that. When it comes to…