Tips for Teachers

Teachers, are you looking for tips for lesson planning, multi-sensory teaching, and organization? You’re in the right place! We have so many tips for teachers and trainings to share.

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Top Five Tips For Communicating With Families of Children With Dyslexia

      The Top Five Tips For Communicating With Families of Children With Dyslexia Imagine you are a parent who has a meeting with her child’s teacher. Arriving at the school, she arrives in the office five minutes early for the appointment. The secretary directs her to sign in and take a seat. Suddenly,…

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Managing Challenging Behaviors in the Orton-Gillingham Lesson: 5 Tips to Decrease Problems

  Managing Challenging Behaviors in the Orton-Gillingham Lesson: 5 Tips to Decrease Problems   Whether you are working in a mainstream classroom, in small groups or in a one-on-one tutoring situation, you are bound to encounter the occasional behavior issue. When choosing which techniques to best help a particular situation, I find it helpful to…

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Five Ways to Celebrate Progress And Success With Struggling Readers

If you have a child or work with children who struggles with reading on a daily basis, you know what a battle it can feel like. As an Orton-Gillingham teacher who uses the Orton-Gillingham approach, I sometimes see progress in small increments, instead of leaps and bounds. Guess what? I’m OK with that. Growth might…

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Three Simple Tips for Working With Kids In A 1:1 Setting

Hi everyone! I’m sharing three tips for working with kids in a 1:1 setting today. Seems like a pretty easy topic, but it’s important. I look at different pictures of teachers in classrooms working with students,  and I’m often taken back to the days my supervisor would come during my Orton-Gillingham practicum and observe my…

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Three Literacy Tips Related to Multisensory Teaching

(This post contains affiliate links.)Hi everyone! It’s back to school time and I’m sure you’re busy getting all your classrooms prepared and supplies organized. I work with students all year round, but I certainly use the BTS season to rethink some of my teaching strategies, purchase new materials and set a plan to help my…