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Orton-Gillingham for General Education

Provide equitable literacy instruction in the general education classroom with Orton-Gillingham.

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Prevent Summer Learning Loss with Orton-Gillingham

Parents can enhance the effectiveness of Orton-Gillingham instruction by applying it at home over the summer months.

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Using Poetry, Rhyming, and Music in Orton-Gillingham Instruction

Poetry, rhymes, and music can provide an enriched and holistic learning experience for students.

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Using Orton-Gillingham to Build Vocabulary

Check out these vocabulary-building activities that follow the Orton-Gillingham method to teach students to read.

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Transitioning to the Science of Reading Utilizing the Orton-Gillingham Methodology

The Science of Reading and Orton-Gillingham method empowers teachers to transition away from the three-cueing system.

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The Orton-Gillingham Guide to Reading Assessments

Teachers can better inform goals for reading instruction by administering a variety of reading assessments.

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Orton-Gillingham Activities for Young Students

A successful Orton-Gillingham reading program consists of systematic, explicit phonics strategy instruction.

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How Orton-Gillingham Can Support Struggling Readers

Educators can commit to creating a safe environment for struggling readers that fosters a sense of achievement with Orton-Gillingham.

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The Importance of Spelling,
Writing, and Reading in
Orton-Gillingham Instruction

Through practicing the rules of spelling, students develop the ability to deepen their understanding of the English language.

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What Is Structured Literacy?

Educators and academics have built upon the Orton-Gillingham method and other literacy education methods to help develop what we know today as Structured Literacy.

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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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