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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Help! I’m Heading To My First Orton-Gillingham Training Session Tomorrow! ~Tips for Newbies~

I received a message from a fellow teacher a few days ago. She was getting ready to attend her first Orton-Gillingham training session, and asking what supplies to pack in her bag. I was instantly transported back to when I first started. Those nostalgic thoughts of nervousness, excitement and the “Yikes! Can I really do…

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Building Phonemic Awareness For Struggling Readers

(This post uses affiliate links.) Hi everyone! As an Orton-Gillingham teacher who works with children with dyslexia, I know first hand how they struggle with phonological awareness. Under the umbrella term called phonological awareness, we have a very important early reader offshoot- phonemic awareness. Phonemic awareness is a critical early reading indicator. What Is Phonemic…

Using Quick Comprehension Checks In Class or For Distance Learning
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Using Quick Comprehension Checks In Class or For Distance Learning

Hi everyone! I’m here today to chat about reading comprehension. We teachers are always searching for ways to check assess a students’ comprehension of a particular book or passage. You may be considering the following: What materials do I use with my students? Is the assessment tool I’m using appropriate for their level? How do…

I Just Finished My OG Training… Now What? Part One: Organizing Teacher Materials
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I Just Finished My OG Training… Now What? Part One: Organizing Teacher Materials

This post about organizing teacher materials contains affiliate links. Have you just finished your OG training or you’re 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…

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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,…

Educents Launch 4/2/15

Have you heard the news!? Educents is opening their MARKETPLACE! What does that mean? That means that besides the already AMAZING deals they offer on a daily basis, you can now purchase items from sellers stores, also on a daily basis! WHAT!? That’s right! Over 500 sellers have already created stores in the Educents Marketplace,…