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Understanding Multi-Sensory Instruction

According to research, multi-sensory instruction should be utilized in the classroom. All children need to learn the same skills to become…

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Encoding vs. Decoding

To master linguistic communication, one must acquire the art of encoding and decoding strategies.

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Syllabication and Word Breaks

Syllabication strategies are the keys to unlocking the orthographic code. Once syllable division patterns and syllable types are learned, it’s as if…

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How to Teach Phonemic Awareness

Phonemic awareness is the awareness that words are composed of sounds, and those sounds have distinct articulatory features.

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What Is Orthographic Mapping?

Once orthographic mapping is activated, reading begins to transition into the magical process of making the words on the page speak.

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What Is Orton-Gillingham?

The Orton-Gillingham methodology combines direct, multi-sensory teaching strategies with systematic, sequential lessons focused on phonics.

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Making an Impact for Educators and Students

Check out the IMSE blog to see more information on Orton-Gillingham, the IMSE approach to Structured Literacy, and all other IMSE news.

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