Posts tagged orton gillingham
How to Support Early Reading Skill Development

Teaching early reading skills relies on working from the most basic skills and activities that students need to learn to be successful in the classroom and building a slow and steady progression of sounds. We recognize that teaching letter sounds and beginning blending is truly only one aspect to learning to read but it’s absolutely critical.

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How to Target Your Intervention to Get the Best Results

Oh boy, targeted instruction is a big one - so buckle up because we absolutely LOVE this topic. What does it mean to provide targeted literacy instruction? Well, we are so glad you asked. As you already know by now, we are huge fans of using the literacy processing triangle basically everywhere possible. Have you seen it?

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We Completely Misunderstood Multi-sensory Instruction...

Multisensory teaching is a popular concept in research-based reading instruction, but the problem is that most teachers, interventionists, specialists (including US!) completely misunderstand what is needed to create multisensory reading and spelling instruction. We will show you the most effective and easiest way to incorporate multisensory instruction without the mess!

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A Look into Teaching -ck

Reading intervention for struggling readers, such as those with dyslexia or other reading disabilities needs to be systematic, sequential, cumulative, targeted, research-based…the list goes on and on. But how do you come up with a lesson plan that has reading and spelling activities that hits on all of these targets for your struggling readers? Well look no further, we are giving you behind the scenes access to our comprehensive lesson plans that leave nothing out for your struggling readers so that they can get to grade level once and for all and you can stop spending all your time planning.

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What is the Purpose of a Sound Drill?

The sound drill is an activity that you should always include in your small group or 1:1 reading instruction, especially for struggling or dyslexic readers. This activity is absolutely critical in helping students understand letter-sound correspondence and building reading fluency by fluent identification of letter sounds.

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4 Steps to Evidence-Based Decoding Instruction

There is a lot to providing high quality reading instruction. One of the most important pieces we always want to focus on is providing explicit decoding strategies. Research indicates that explicit instruction is one of the best ways to support our students reading ability!

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