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Friday Foundations 9/26/14: Multi-sensory Activities Wrap-Up and More

Hi everyone! Welcome to my second week of Friday Foundations. I'm taking the time each Friday to share tips and resources with my fellow OG instructors. I thought I'd share some photos of multi-sensory activities I…
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Friday Foundations: Orton-Gillingham Lesson Planning Tips

Hi everyone! Welcome to my first Friday Foundations post! Every Friday, I am dedicating a special post to all my OG instructors with helpful tips for you and  your students. I hope you find it informative, practical and take away a little…
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Orton-Gillingham Word List Strategies

Hi everyone! It's Tuesday, and I'm back with more OG tips to get you started for the upcoming school year. Today, I'm blogging about how I use my words and sentences lists. This was one of the requested topics from a weeks back on my Facebook…
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Using the S.O.S. Strategy

Hi everyone! Today I'm going to talk about a multi-sensory spelling strategy called S.O.S. The S.O.S. (Simultaneous Oral Spelling) strategy is a commonly used technique used as one way to help improve a dyslexic reader's ability to…
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What's In My OG Notebook?

Hi everyone! I have a long list of OG topics to blog about for this upcoming school year. About a week ago, I asked my Facebook page fans which topic they'd like to have me blog first. Out of over 100 comments, many were eager…
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Orton-Gillingham Training

Hi everyone! Since I started The Literacy Nest over two years ago, I've received many thoughtful emails asking where to go to receive OG training. I thought I'd share my list with you today and the links you can go to learn more. My training…

What's In My OG Bag?

Hi everyone! I'm here today to talk about what I carry in my ENORMOUS bag when I travel to service students for Orton Gillingham instruction. About a month and a half ago, I posted a picture of this amazing tote I purchased from a dear teacher…