What does Orton Gillingham training consist of?

What does Orton Gillingham training consist of?

Orton-Gillingham Training includes: Understanding of reading development from decoding to reading for knowledge. The OG Approach: principles and knowledge of lesson plan design. Knowledge of the history and structure of the language. Intensive supervised practicum.

How do you use the Orton Gillingham approach?

It typically begins with the teacher dictating a word and the student will repeat the word. The student then uses either finger tapping, sound segmenting, or palm writing while saying the word aloud. The student will follow up by writing the words down on a sheet of paper and then asked to read the words back.

What are the key features of the Orton Gillingham approach?

The Orton-Gillingham Approach has been rightfully described as language-based, multisensory, structured, sequential, cumulative, cognitive, and flexible. These characteristics can be easily amplified and extended as they are in the following attributes.

What is the focus of the Orton Gillingham approach?

What Orton–Gillingham focuses on. Orton–Gillingham focuses on teaching kids to read at the word level. While it can help develop reading comprehension, that is not the primary goal. This approach uses multiple pathways to help kids learn.

How long does it take to be trained in Orton-Gillingham?

Our comprehensive coursework will take 30-40 hours to complete.

Is Orton-Gillingham training hard?

Completing an Orton-Gillingham training program is not an easy undertaking. It’s a long process. You may have juggled teaching full time with your OG practicum (as I did years ago when I trained), had a family to care for, or one of the most challenging, paid for it out of pocket.

What are the benefits of Orton-Gillingham?

The Orton-Gillingham Approach helps students learn to read and spell because it is sequential. Meaning each lesson builds carefully on the previous, so there are no gaps. This helps students transition from simple concepts to more complex ones.

How long does an Orton-Gillingham lesson take?

A typical lesson plan may include a card drill, dictation exercise, and oral reading in a 40 minute to one hour session. While the principles of Orton-Gillingham can be easily applied in classrooms, these principles can also be implemented in small group instruction and one-on-one tutoring sessions.

How do you incorporate Orton-Gillingham in the classroom?

Before the teacher can begin to teach Orton-Gillingham to a group explicitly, the students will need to be placed in a level. The teacher will begin by giving each student an initial Orton-Gillingham assessment, and then group the students by skill level. Each group will move at the same pace together.

Who benefits from Orton-Gillingham?

It is appropriate for everyone. Another benefit of using the Orton-Gillingham Approach for dyslexic students is it appropriate for teaching individuals, small groups, and classrooms. Primary, elementary, secondary, college level, and adults can all benefit from this approach.

What does OG help?

O-G Approach teaches how to decode, or break words into their syllables and phonemes (the smallest unit of sound) to be able to read the word. O-G Approach teaches how to encode, or break down words orally into their syllables and phonemes to be able to spell the word.

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How does the Orton-Gillingham approach to literacy work?

The Orton-Gillingham Approach is a direct, explicit, multisensory, structured, sequential, diagnostic, and prescriptive way to teach literacy when reading, writing, and spelling does not come easily to individuals, such as those with dyslexia.

How many hours of Orton Gillingham training are there?

Coursework: 60 hours – synchronous online through OGRS. Practicum: 60-70 hours – synchronous online through OGRS. Space limited: Twelve (12) teachers per cohort. Course INCLUDES practicum with our students – no need to find your own students. You have the option to earn additional supervised practicum hours at no additional cost!

When is the fall cohort at Orton Gillingham?

Ms. Sonday is a Fellow of Orton Gillingham Academy. (formerly AOGPE) Lecture and practicum are both held synchronously and online! 2021 Fall Cohort: September 11, 2021 – February 1, 2022 (Application Deadline – August 31, 2021)

Who was Anna Gillingham and what did she do?

Anna Gillingham (1878-1963) was a gifted educator and psychologist with a superb mastery of the language. Encouraged by Dr. Orton, she compiled and published instructional materials as early as the 1930s which provided the foundation for student instruction and teacher training in what became known as the Orton-Gillingham Approach.