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I Just Finished My OG Training…Now What? Series: Part One- Getting Your Materials Organized

  (This post contains affiliate links.) Hi everyone! Have you just finished your OG training or in the middle of a program? Then this series is for you! I’ve spent the past month chatting with fellow Orton-Gillingham trained teachers, and compiled some tips for you to use right away. I’m going to break this up…

Games | multi-sensory teaching | Orton-Gillingham | spelling

Taking A Crack At Spelling: Multi-Sensory Spelling Strategies

Hi everyone! We all need a little motivation from time to time, don’t we? What tasks sometimes feel tedious to you? (Don’t even ask me about laundry.) Now try to imagine challenges your students face when learning. What helps them sustain and persevere? After a great conversation with my fellow OG teachers the other day,…

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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 incorporated into my lessons. Keep in mind, NOTHING I do here is a silent activity, The child is always…

lesson planning | OG Supplies | organization | Orton-Gillingham

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 something you can use right away. 🙂 Let’s talk lesson planning. When I was training to…

multi-sensory teaching | Orton-Gillingham | spelling

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 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…