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.
November 13, 14, 20, and 21 (Required synchronous online work due on 12/4)
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: 11/6
Please Note: Fall section is held at Mary McDowell Friends School in Brooklyn.