Learning orton gillingham approach for maths

orton gillingham math concept

Orton Gillingham is  is widely regarded teaching approach designed for struggling readers, such as in case of dyslexia. Named after reading and language pioneers, Samuel Torrey Orton (1879-1948) and Anna Gillingham (1878-1963) , Orton Gillingham approach focuses on teaching connections between letters and sounds. Our major audience involves the ones that are struggling in maths, so we are often … Read more

Learning Fractions with Number Talks

students discussing fraction number talks

What is number talks? Number Talks, as the name suggests, are short discussions (10ish minutes) exercised as daily routine with the aim at building number sense, mental math and number manipulating skills of young learners. Usual scenario in these discussions involves with teacher writing something on board (say, 13+25 =?) and asking everyone to come … Read more

Abacus Formula: Big Friend & Small Friend Explained [Pdf]

abacus formula

Abacus is considered one of the important tools to promote mental math abilities in early learners. For those unaware, Abacus is a manual aid to calculating that consists of beads or disks that can be moved up and down on a series of sticks or strings within a usually wooden frame. It is considered one of the … Read more

Top 10 Best Mental Math Games [2023]

Mental math games

The traditional way of solving problems in maths is probably the most trusted one. However, as a child grows, so are the expectations of his/her mental math abilities. One generally assumes a linear graph of the mental math growth in a child as he/she goes into adolescence. As they move to higher classes, lesser is … Read more

7 Fun Games For Learning Number Line Concept [2023]

7 Fun Games For Learning Number Line Concept [2022]

We always supported the concept of adopting a new learning process in case of learning disorders such as dyslexia and dyscalculia. The focus should be on concretizing the basic concepts in mind first. It will be a building block for understanding arithmetic in later years. Even if that means starting from level zero. It will … Read more

5 examples to understand algebra tiles easily

algebra tiles examples

Algebra constitutes a major part of math curriculum, specially in high school and middle school. It forms a crucial base for several equations and operations to be dealt later in higher studies. Hence, it becomes important to get a good grip of it in early phases of learning. For students with learning disorders such as … Read more

Excel Orton Gillingham sight words using blending board


You probably know about the blending boards. The tool that is widely used for creating multi-coloured rolags for spinning. But, are you aware of its use for learning phonics fluency? Sounds absurd, but bear with us because we aren’t lying. Some professionals in the special education industry have repurposed the blending board for the good … Read more