The Essential Orton-Gillingham

Focus on: Grades 1 - 6
Course Number: SPED585N

The Orton-Gillingham method of teaching decoding, spelling, and handwriting is a multisensory approach that has been used successfully with children who experience difficulty learning these skills. This course trains you in the Orton-Gillingham techniques and translates high-interest comprehension activities into literacy programs.

Required text: Preventing Academic Failure, by Phyllis Bertin and Eileen Perlman (Monroe Associates Publishers).

The course addresses NY State English Language Arts Standards 1 and 4.

Spring 2016-Closed

March 4, 5 and 11, 12 (asynchronous online work also required)
Fridays, 4:45 – 9:15 pm
Saturdays, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
2 CEU $810 / 2 credits $2,888
Materials fee $78 (includes required text.)
Registration Deadline: 2/26

Summer II 2016

July 11, 12, 13 and 14*
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
2 CEU $810 / 2 credits $2,950
Materials fee $78(includes required text)
Registration Deadline: 7/1
*This course is being held at Mary McDowell Friends School in Brooklyn.