Hi Literacy Nest, friends! Do you ever find some of the simplest materials make the best games? How many ways can you think of to use a pack of index cards? How about those sticker dots people use at yard sales? Today I’m going to share how I made an activity for practicing blends that […]
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 incorporated into my lessons. Keep in mind, NOTHING I do here is a silent activity, The child is always […]
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 something you can use right away. 🙂 Let’s talk lesson planning. When I was training to […]
Here are some Orton-Gillingham lesson planning 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 page. Hopefully seeing photos will help to give a better understanding. After being […]
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 spell. It has been researched that by using a multi-sensory approach to practice spelling, the dyslexic learner would have build better phonological awareness, which is a huge weakness. S.O.S. uses visual, auditory and […]
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 to see how I used my OG notebook, so we’ll start there. I […]
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.
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 friend of mine. I filled it with all my […]