What is Multisensory Learning and How to Implement Multisensory Teaching
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What is Multisensory Learning and How to Implement Multisensory Teaching

If you’ve read my blog before you have seen me mention multisensory learning. It’s something I came across years into teaching that I wish I had learned about from the beginning. Multi sensory learning has been the most effective way to teach my struggling learners, especially those with dyslexia. There are a number of successful…

Why Systematic Synthetic Phonics Is Best for Dyslexic Students

Why Systematic Synthetic Phonics Is Best for Dyslexic Students

Teaching students with dyslexia to read involves very different methods than the traditional reading programs used in most classrooms. Effective phonics instruction is key to remediating reading difficulties and using a systematic synthetic phonics program is best. But first I’ll go over each type of phonics method to help you see why they are inadequate…

L Blends Activities And Worksheets
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L Blends Activities And Worksheets

In this post, I share my favorite multi-sensory learning activities for L blends, along with a set of multi-sensory L blend worksheets and activities. It’s no surprise that I love to use a variety of multi-sensory activities when teaching letter blends. Multi-sensory learning is the cornerstone of the Orton-Gillingham method. Struggling learners simply learn best…

Multisensory Activities for H Brothers Digraphs
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Multisensory Activities for H Brothers Digraphs

Digraphs are another area many of my students struggle in. They either have trouble pronouncing them or they struggle to see the digraph as one sound and continue to verbalize both letter sounds when reading. Some students really struggle to visualize digraphs as one sound and will continue to sound out each letter in a…

Multisensory Strategies for B and D Reversal – Dyslexia Intervention for B and D Confusion

Multisensory Strategies for B and D Reversal – Dyslexia Intervention for B and D Confusion

If you work with students with reading difficulties, then you likely have students who struggle with b and d reversal or other letter reversals. I have learned several strategies in the last few years that have really helped my students overcome b and d confusion. There are lots of worksheets on letter reversals but most…