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 OGforALL 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 ***** Product Links: OGforALL Workbook...

From Isolated Sounds to Blending CVC from Orton Gillingham Coaching


There are reasons it’s hard for students to go from isolated sounds to blending. It’s not just incomprehension, it has to do with moving from doing one task, making one sound, to now doing three things, blending three sounds. It’s a jump for younger kids and includes cognitive processes, memory and phonemic awareness. This video...

6 Easy Steps to Teach Better Spelling (Video): SOS Technique


https://youtu.be/8rf-2G0oOhE 6 Easy Steps to Spelling Better: SOS Spelling Technique Spelling can be a challenge for both kids and adults but throw in a word that makes no sense phonetically, (especially when you are teaching phonics!), and it can throw students for a loop. Simultaneous Oral Spelling (SOS Technique) can be a spelling-lifesaver. It’s used in...

How to Teach Consonant LE Syllable Pattern from Orton Gillingham Coaching


https://youtu.be/ztm72bi9iPo Orton Gillingham Coaching: Teaching Consonant LE Syllables, Tools & Strategies In Orton Gillingham we learn to use Syllable Types to label syllables. Eventually, this leads to syllable division. Consonant + LE is the fifth syllable pattern you teach in Orton Gillingham in the REVLOC system of syllable patterns. Consonant + LE Syllable Pattern The Consonant LE Syllable...