Expert Strategies for Teaching Encoding and Decoding Skills


Unlocking the mysteries of reading and writing begins with encoding and decoding. In Orton Gillingham, encoding and decoding are the backbone of the approach. Let’s shine a light on encoding and decoding by looking at the difference between these concepts, and check out some activities that you can do with students. Teaching Encoding/Decoding The Orton-Gillingham approach...

Teaching Short Vowel Rules and Activities to Help from Orton Gillingham Coaching


https://youtu.be/pdm2T1jLgy0 This video is an overview, with activities included, of Orton Gillingham-based Short Vowel Rules with -- FLOSS, "K" Rule, "CH" Rule, and the "J" Rule. Link to the full article with even more activities: https://ogforall.com/how-to-teach-short-vowel-rules-and-19-activities-to-help/ Product Links OGforALL Workbook Store: https://bit.ly/3llnvDp Scope & Sequence Workbooks: https://bit.ly/2YN0XDP Teachers Pay Teachers Store: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Og-For-All Short Vowel Rule Bundle:...

How to Teach Schwa from Orton Gillingham Coaching


https://youtu.be/yIu2BD9PILs Understanding schwa can be hard for students and tricky for teachers and tutors to explain. This video has an explanation of schwa with how and when to teach it as well as activities. Want more? A full article is here: Activities to Make Schwa Fun and Engaging - Orton Gillingham for All (ogforall.com) More Learning Visit the Workbook...

Help with b and d confusion, Strategies and Activities (Video)


From Orton Gillingham Coaching (Video) Most tutors and teachers of Orton Gillingham have a student (or 10!) that confuse “b” and “d.”  It’s a common challenge for kids, but throw in a dyslexia diagnosis, and it gets even harder. There are several strategies to use to help students overcome this issue. https://youtu.be/Q3xpsTl6u2M