Games for the Orton-Gillingham Tutor

Games for the Orton-Gillingham Tutor

If you tutor Orton-Gillingham then you know that sometimes it is a little bit of a struggle to keep the kids motivated.  I always try hard to motivate them the best I can by making the lessons really fun and engaging but even then the kids get a bit restless.  So my...
How to Teach Orton-Gillingham Red Words

How to Teach Orton-Gillingham Red Words

Orton-Gillingham red words are those words that cannot be sounded out phonetically and do not follow any particular phonemic rule.  They are red because the students need to stop (like a stop sign) and think about them.  They are also called “unfair” words because...
Orton-Gillingham to the Rescue!

Orton-Gillingham to the Rescue!

The English Language Learning to read in English would be so simple if all similar-sounds were spelled the same. They aren’t. English has so many difficult spelling rules! Take for example the letter ‘a’ as in the word ‘cake.’ The long ‘a’ sound is written differently...