Systematic Reading and Spelling Instruction (Overview of Orton-Gillingham)
Who Should Take It?
General education teachers, special education teachers, administrators, parents
Why Should They Take It?
To learn a research-based method of reading and spelling instruction that works with full class, small group, or one-on-one instruction and has been proven to work for all students including those who are and aren't affected by text-based reading disabilities.
- Understand Systematic Reading Instruction in relation to other reading instruction approaches
- Identify the key components of Systematic Reading Instruction
- Recognize the key elements of a Systematic Reading lesson
- Understand the linguistic structure of English to support teaching a systematic instruction of reading
- Create lesson plans to implement a systematic reading instruction approach in your classroom
- Devise assessments and mastery tests to track and report student progress
Subject Matter Expert
- Georgette Dickman, MA LDT/C, Orton-Gillingham Therapist/Trainer
Georgette Dickman, MA, NJ Certified LDT/C, Orton-Gillingham Therapist Trainer and Adjunct Professor in Education at Fairleigh Dickinson University. She is the director of the Children's Dyslexia Center in Tenafly, New Jersey and was past-president of NJ branch of the International Dyslexia Association.