Before Orton-Gillingham, I’m not sure I could answer every question that my students asked about spelling and decoding. OG opened my eyes to the origins of our language, how and why syllables and words fit together, which patterns worked most of the time, and why, and which syllable types were most common and why. This […]
Orton-Gillingham for Intervention
The Orton-Gillingham approach has given me the tools to help students become successful readers. Some of them show signs of dyslexia but haven’t been identified with a learning disability. One such student walked through the door during my first year of OG training. After a few weeks of using this approach, he turned to me […]
My Orton-Gillingham coursework and training have been the most valuable experiences of my teaching career. I have never worked so hard in a post-college course or gained so much real, usable, life-changing knowledge.
The instructor’s knowledge of Orton Gillingham is so impressive. She made the course very interesting by including information on the history of the English Language, brain function, and evaluation materials. The amount of supporting materials and resources she provided was amazing.
This course was engaging and the instructors did a fabulous job of organizing and sharing material in a way that made lots of learning possible in a relatively short period of time.
The instructors were absolutely amazing and very knowledgeable in all areas of Orton-Gillingham. I would love to continue learning with the Stern Center—it was a great experience.