So, you’re heading to Orton-Gillingham training or just finished up. You sure know a lot about the Orton-Gillingham approach, but now what? Getting started with OG can be exciting and overwhelming. There are so many OG supplies and so much more to learn about structured literacy. Check out these Orton-Gillingham lesson-planning tips!



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…

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

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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 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…