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The Top Six Repurposed Games and Ideas For Literacy Practice
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The Top Six Repurposed Games and Ideas For Literacy Practice

  The Top 6 Types of Repurposed Games: From Precision to Super Silliness No one knows quite how to breathe new life into something old quite like a teacher. Since Orton-Gillingham students require extensive practice to reach mastery of the concepts being taught, one of the best ways to practice is to incorporate lots of…

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Top Five Ways to Help Your Child Get Motivated to Read

Top Five Ways to Help Your Child Get Motivated to Read Some kids love to read and spend a lot of their time getting lost in the pages of a good book. Others hate the thought of reading. Some kids have a hard time staying focused on what they’re reading. Their minds wonder and they…

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What’s In My Orton-Gillingham File Folder?

          (This post uses affiliate links.)   Hi everyone! I’m back with some tips for using Orton-Gillingham materials. You’ve made a big investment and want to implement them well. You may notice that the volume of printable materials needed really does a number on your ink supply. Or perhaps there are…

When You’re Stuck Trying To Find Appropriate Orton-Gillingham Reading Passages…
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When You’re Stuck Trying To Find Appropriate Orton-Gillingham Reading Passages…

I’m here to talk about finding reading passages for your Orton-Gillingham lessons or reading intervention groups. It’s one we all grapple with, am I right? We spend hours pouring through scads of Orton-Gillingham resources and books looking for decodable text, but sometimes fall short. Why does this happen? Orton-Gillingham lesson plans follow a fairly strict…

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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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…