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IMSE Impact Comprehensive Orton-Gillingham+ Training


Comprehensive Orton-Gillingham Plus Training

30 Hours

The IMSE Impact Comprehensive Orton-Gillingham Plus Course and Program is 30-hours of a hands-on, interactive, and personalized class that provides a complete understanding of IMSE’s enhanced Orton-Gillingham method, the essential five components to literacy, and the tools necessary to apply it in the classroom.

After participating in this accredited Structured Literacy course, teachers will understand the structure and foundation of the English language as well as the research behind the Science of Reading.  Educators will have a basic knowledge of how to assess and teach students in all three tiers of RTI as well as students with dyslexia. 

This Course Is For

General and special education teachers K-2 in addition to grades 3rd and beyond whose students require instruction in word recognition skills (e.g., phonology, decoding, spelling). This course can also be taken by any educator who wants to learn more about instruction in phonology and orthography.

Participants Will
  • Gain knowledge of the Science of Reading and Structured Literacy
  • Gain knowledge about students with reading difficulties such as dyslexia
  • Understand how EL students can best learn English
  • Identify and administer various types of assessments
  • Implement and create structured literacy lessons

**For virtual training, one person per device, per room for this training in order to ensure the quality of the training and full participation. Breakout rooms will be selected at random.

Materials Provided
  • Training and Assessment Manual by the Institute for Multi-Sensory Education
  • IMSE’s Comprehensive OG Plus Teacher’s Guides (K-2) 
  • IMSE’s Comprehensive OG Plus Spelling Teacher’s Guide (3rd Grade Plus) 
  • Interventions for All: Phonological Awareness by Yvette Zgonc
  • Syllable Division Word Book by the Institute for Multi-Sensory Education
  • Phoneme/Grapheme Card Pack by the Institute for Multi-Sensory Education
  • Syllable Division Posters by the Institute for Multi-Sensory Education
  • Comprehensive OG Plus Practice Packet
  • Decodable Readers Sets A, B and C  (PDF)
  • Asynchronous Fluency, Vocabulary, Comprehension webinar with digital practice packet
  • IMSE Blending Board
  • Procedural Routine Flip Chart 
  • Access to IMSE’s Interactive OG 2.0
  • Access to IMSE’s Resource Portal

**For virtual training, one person per device, per room for this training in order to ensure the quality of the training and full participation. Breakout rooms will be selected at random.


The Comprehensive OG Plus, along with the other IMSE Impact Courses, and the
IMSE Practicum will help teachers prepare to take the Center for Effective Reading
Instruction (CERI) Knowledge and Practice Examination for Effective Reading Instruction
(KPEERI) to obtain a Structured Literacy (SLCT) Classroom Teacher Certificate. CERI is a
subsidiary of the International Dyslexia Association (IDA).

Please note that materials and shipping are included in the cost of the course.


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Participants Will Evaluate and Teach Students

Phonological Awareness | the awareness that words are composed of sounds and those sounds have distinct articulatory features

Phonics | the ability to recognize letter-sound relationships in words

Fluency | the ability to read with speed, accuracy, and proper expression

Vocabulary | size and word-meaning strategies predict comprehension

Comprehension | understanding the meaning of text and integrating it with previous knowledge

Word Recognition | the ability to see a word and recognize its pronunciation without any conscious effort

Spelling | the process or activity of writing or naming the letters of a word

Writing | the activity of marking coherent words on paper and composing text

This course includes an additional asynchronous component for fluency, vocabulary, and
comprehension. The Comprehensive OG Plus course is appropriate for teachers whose
students are emergent and beginning readers and readers struggling in word recognition.
Upon completion of this course, teachers are eligible to purchase 2 graduate credits.

You’ve Completed Your IMSE Training, What’s Next?

Educators can choose to pursue their Fidelity Certificate, participate in the IMSE
Impact Orton-Gillingham Practicum, or go through IMSE’s Train the Trainer program. Learn
more about what all of these options have to offer you!

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Comprehensive Orton-Gillingham+ Products

From customizable Google Slides to classroom posters, we offer a variety of products to
help you implement what you’ve learned in your classroom.

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