Course Registration – Orton-Gillingham of Minnesota

 

Fall 2019 Class Registration

Orton-Gillingham Introductory Course* (September 21-November 25) St. Thomas More Catholic School, St. Paul:

The participants will learn strategies to teach beginning reading including phonemic awareness, phonics, and spelling using a multisensory, structured, systematic and cumulative approach plus how to use error analysis to drive instruction. The participant will create lesson plans and work with students in a supervised practicum setting. Following this course, the teachers must complete 100 hours of OG lessons with a student(s) in one-to-one or small group sessions. Course materials are included. Student Tutoring usually appropriate for students in grades 1-4. Students outside stated ranges can email registrar@ogmn.org or admin@ogmn.org to discuss appropriateness of a potential fit. Students attend 9 days of class. Limited need-based scholarships are available for adults and children. Please email registrar@ogmn.org for access to scholarship application.

The 5:30-6:25 session is currently full. To add your student’s name to the waitlist, email  registrar@ogmn.org.

Class Dates and Times
Saturday, September 21 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Saturday, September 28 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Monday, September 23 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Monday, September 30 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Monday, October 7 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Monday, October 14 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Monday, October 21 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Monday, October 28 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Monday, November 4 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Monday, November 11 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Monday, November 18 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Monday, November 25 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Student Tutoring Session Dates and Times
Monday, September 23 5:30-6:25 pm or 6:30-7:25 pm
Monday, September 30 5:30-6:25 pm or 6:30-7:25 pm
Monday October 7 5:30-6:25 pm or 6:30-7:25 pm
Monday October 14 5:30-6:25 pm or 6:30-7:25 pm
Monday, October 21 5:30-6:25 pm or 6:30-7:25 pm
Monday October 28 5:30-6:25 pm or 6:30-7:25 pm
Monday, November 4 5:30-6:25 pm or 6:30-7:25 pm
Monday November 11 5:30-6:25 pm or 6:30-7:25 pm
Monday November 18 5:30-6:25 pm or 6:30-7:25 pm

 

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Extended Practicum (Ongoing):

The Extended Practicum course work is required for certification. It is also a prerequisite for the Advanced Course. During this course, the participant will work directly with an instructor mentor. The instructor will observe the participant three times in a one-to-one setting. After the first observation, the instructor will teach the participant roots and how to teach them. The instructor will observe the participant teaching a root as new material. The participant will teach and at least one or more of the following concepts as new material or within the lesson: syllable types, syllabication patterns, ending rules or a different area co-determined by the instructor and participant. In the event a participant does not have 2 prior one-on-one observations, they should contact admin@ogmn.org. Course materials will be provided. Course Fee: $1,000. (This course is designed for those particpants who have completed the Intermediate OG course in 2016 and beyond. Those that completed OG II prior to 2016 must contact admin@ogmn.org to set up a specific plan.) How to register.

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Orton Gillingham of Minnesota (OGMN) provides teachers, tutors and parents with quality training and practicum supervision in the Orton-Gillingham Approach to teaching reading, spelling and writing. Classes are offered by professionals who have been training in the Twin Cities area for over two decades. OGMN also provides information about dyslexia and learning disabilities as well as referrals to practitioners trained in the Orton-Gillingham Approach.