Making Sense of the Consonant Reading Deck from Orton Gillingham Coaching


https://youtu.be/XJaIKgd1g5o YouTube Video on Making Sense of the Deck from Orton Gillingham Coaching: https://youtu.be/XJaIKgd1g5o What is a reading consonant? A reading consonant is when you ask what sound(s) letter or letter combinations make. For example, b says /b/, it only makes that one sound. But, g can make two sounds, /g/ and /j/ as in gem.   In...

Orton Gillingham Coaching: Scope & Sequence, Should I Use One? What Does Multi-Sensory Look Like?


https://youtu.be/SrDIYN_YpKc Scope & Sequence, the Way to See the Macro & Micro of OG Your Orton Gillingham Scope and Sequence is your roadmap as a teacher, and it can also serve as a check-list. It’s a great way to see the broad picture of your subject. Many curriculums that are as comprehensive as OG come with a...

Orton Gillingham Coaching: Let’s Talk About the “Hearing-It” in Multi-Sensory. Using Phonemic Awareness in Lessons.


https://youtu.be/TRzXYtfHf5A We talk about Orton Gillingham being multi-sensory. Multi-sensory means we want students of OG to hear the language (auditory), see the language (visual) and use the language as kinesthetic (feel/write). When we combine these three prongs we get a multi-sensory approach, meaning all of these senses are being used by a student to learn.  The auditory...

What’s In a Plan


With so many kids having to learn from home these days, you may be wondering what a lesson plan in Orton Gillingham looks like. A lesson can be between 45 minutes to an hour. Lessons consist of Drills, Letter Formation, Concepts, Dictation, and Reading. Much more detail on a lesson to come… There is also something in Orton Gillingham called...