Curriculum

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Teacher Training Curriculum

Those interested in learning the Orton-Gillingham Approach may opt for two different training levels.

Classroom Educator

Classroom Educator is a thirty hour course designed for those interested in learning about dyslexia, brain research, and basic phonics. A practicum consisting of five formal observations and a minimum of fifty hours of instruction are required at this level. Review the Classroom Educator Syllabus.

Associate Training

Associate Training is a minimum of sixty hours of training designed for those interested in learning all topics taught in Classroom Educator as well as writing, grammar, and advanced phonics. A practicum consisting of ten formal observation and a minimum of one hundred hours of instruction is required for Academy accreditation. There is also a reading list and application process. To read more about the various levels, see ortonacademy.orgReview the Associate Training Syllabus.