Orton Gillingham Academic Math Overview

This workshop provides a brief overview of the Orton-Gillingham approach to teaching mathematics.  Learning disabilities that affect math progress will be discussed and participants will use manipulatives to solve basic addition questions.  The emphasis is on step-by-step development of skills that has proven essential to both early success and lasting results.  These teaching strategies are beneficial to all learners.


Target audience:  Elementary classroom teachers, resource room teachers

Target Audience

Primary, Learning Support Team (elementary)

To Bring/Important Notes

Index cards and coloured pencils or crayons


8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Room SS 113
Semiahmoo Secondary School

This session is full.


  • Donna Cole

    Donna Cole is a certified Orton-Gillingham Language and Math practitioner and senior instructor of the O-G Acadamic Math training course. 

    She recently retired to the Okanagan after 27 years with Surrey Schools. Her most recent role in Surrey - supporting students primarily in math, at White Rock Learning Centre.