The Orton-Gillingham Classroom Educator (30 hour) class focuses on the principles and fundamentals of the Orton-Gillingham Approach. This class will provide an understanding of dyslexia, characteristics of the diagnosed dyslexic learner as well as those learners who struggle to read without a diagnosis, specific procedures for teaching these students primarily in reading and spelling, and the foundation for class or small group assessment and lesson planning. Specific areas covered will include phonemic awareness, phonograms, syllable types, syllable division, short vowel rules, basic prefixes and suffixes, suffix rules, and plural rules.
This is a 30 hour course that satisfies the coursework requirement at the Classroom Educator Level of certification with The Orton-Gillingham Academy. An additional 30 hours of coursework can be taken to satisfy the requirements for the Associate Level of certification.
Course availability: Offered throughout the year. Days and times vary.
Please Note: This course will have both virtual and in-person options for 2022. Virtual with synchronous delivery weekly and asynchronous learning between classes.