Introduction to the Orton-Gillingham Approach
|Date||Friday, October 20th, 2017 to Friday, December 15th, 2017|
|Time||8:30am to 3:30pm|
|Location||Holy Family Church Community Hall|
4 Prospect Street
|Course Description||The Orton-Gillingham Approach is the underlying foundation of all multisensory structured language instruction. Orton-Gillingham (OG) is biologically and linguistically sound, diagnostic and prescriptive, and structured yet flexible to the needs of each student. If you work with struggling readers, you will learn both the structure of the English language and how to teach it sequentially.
In this 30‐hour course, participants will gain an understanding of the OG Approach and how to develop an OG lesson. Participants will learn about the reading brain and dyslexia, phonology, spelling patterns, the history of the English language, and morphology.
The course will also cover how to:
Peggy Price, M.Ed., Fellow/AOGPE
Director of the Orton-Gillingham Institute at the Stern Center
Peggy Price, M.Ed., Fellow/AOGPE is the Director of the Orton-Gillingham Institute at the Stern Center for Language and Learning in Williston, Vermont. Price provides training at the Orton-Gillingham Classroom Educator, Associate, and Certified levels in addition to a broad array of OG workshops and webinars. She has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis and a master’s in Early Childhood Special Education. She has worked in the field of special education since 2002 in public and private school settings.
|Audience||Reading Specialists, Special Educators, Literacy Coaches, Classroom Teachers, and Tutors|
|Grade Level||K - Adult Learners|
Please note, this course is full. To join the wait list, contact Caitlin Niland at email@example.com or (802)878-2332 extension 320.
This course will occur over 5 days:
Having the opportunity for a coach to watch your lesson and give you feedback based on a student's needs is crucial for professional growth. The O-G course and practicum are invaluable and the effects will last a lifetime for all of us.