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Discover the program that teaches early care and education providers as well as parents how to foster early literacy skills in children ages five and under.


Orton-Gillingham: Beyond the Basics Workshop

DateFriday, February 17th, 2017
Time 8:30am to 3:30pm
Course Number1034
LocationStern Center for Language and Learning
183 Talcott Road
Suite 101
United States
PrerequisitesPrevious Orton-Gillingham or Wilson training
Course Description

This workshop is designed to review and extend your knowledge of the Orton-Gillingham Approach. Do you feel rusty on how to teach and provide effective error correction with your phonogram drill, auditory drill, blending drill, SOS, sentence dictation, etc? Do you have questions how to teach syllable types, syllabication, and spelling patterns? Do you have questions as you progress to more advanced levels in your scope and sequence? This workshop will be rich with video clips from 1:1, small group, and whole class O-G instruction with multiple opportunities to practice and trouble -shoot.

Areas to be covered based on participant request:

  • OG principles
  • progression through a scope and sequence
  • parts of an OG lesson with procedural practice
  • how to construct an OG lesson with a clear lesson objective
  • how to be diagnostic and prescriptive from lesson to lesson
  • syllable types and syllable division
  • words to read vs. words to spell

After registration, please send your specific OG questions that you would like to have covered during class.

This class is part of a three workshop series:

  1. Advanced Morphology and Vocabulary
  2. Orton-Gillingham: Beyond the Basics Workshop
  3. Reading Comprehension Across All Content

Discount when you sign up for two or all three; please note: attendance of one is not required to attend one or both of the other events.

  1. $225 for one
  2. $400 for two
  3. $600 for three

Tiers: 1, 2, and 3


Peggy Price, M.Ed., Fellow/AOGPE

Director of the Orton-Gillingham Institute at the Stern Center

Peggy received her Masters in Early-Childhood Special Education from Georgia State University and is certified through the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators. She has over fourteen years of experience working in the field of special education with a primary focus on literacy and language-based learning disabilities. Her position at Stern Center for Language and Learning allows her to share her passion for evidence-based instructional practices with teachers and schools across the state.

Required MaterialsNone
AudienceTeachers, Reading Specialists, Special Educators, Literacy Coaches and Tutors
Grade LevelKindergarten-Grade 12
Additional InformationUnable to attend in person?
You can participate in this workshop or the Workshop Series as a webinar.
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