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 at the Center for Dyslexia Studies 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.