Extended Practicum


  • Extended Practicum
    January 28, 2020 - April 16, 2021
    8:00 am - 6:00 pm

The Extended Practicum course work is required for certification and a prerequisite for the Advanced Course.  During this course, the participant will work directly with an instructor mentor.  The instructor will observe the participant a minimum of three times in a one-to-one setting.  After the first session, the instructor will teach the participant roots and (more…)

Adult Introductory Course (June) Twin Cities


  • Adult Introductory Course
    June 15, 2020 - June 26, 2020
    8:30 am - 2:30 pm
    - Early registration ends April 15th, 11:59pm.

Adults The participants will learn the OG approach to teach beginning reading including phonemic awareness, phonics, and spelling.  The OG approach is a direct, explicit, structured, systematic, cumulative and multi-sensory method that includes supportive error correction and analysis to drive instruction.  Participants will create lesson plans to implement with students during the supervised practicum. This (more…)

Adult Intermediate Course (June) Twin Cities


  • Adult Intermediate Course
    June 15, 2020 - June 26, 2020
    8:30 am - 2:30 pm

To be eligible to enroll in the Intermediate Course and Practicum a participant must complete 100 hours of tutoring.  All those wishing to enroll in the Intermediate Course must complete the ‘100 Hour Tutoring’ form. Click Here To complete form. Participants will receive either a confirmation with a registration link or a request for additional (more…)

Adult Advanced Course (June) Twin Cities


  • Adult Advanced Course
    June 15, 2020 - June 26, 2020
    8:30 am - 2:30 pm

In order to enroll in the Advanced Course, a participant must have successfully completed the Extended Practicum. The participants will learn strategies to teach advanced reading and spelling skills including morphology, assimilative prefixes, roots, and advanced suffixes, semantics, and syntax to improve fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension using an OG approach which is direct, explicit, structured, (more…)

Student Introductory Course (June) Twin Cities


  • Student Introductory Course
    June 16, 2020 - June 26, 2020
    9:30 am - 2:30 pm

Students entering grades 1-4 are usually a good fit for this intense OG tutoring. However, some children outside of this grade range might benefit from this level. If you have questions about your specific child, email registrar@ogmn.org . Sessions are either at 9:30 or 10:30 am. Students must attend all 9 sessions (Tuesday – Friday (more…)

Student Intermediate Course (June) Twin Cities


  • Student Intermediate Course
    June 16, 2020 - June 26, 2020
    9:30 am - 2:30 pm

Students entering grades 4-6 are usually a good fit for this intense OG tutoring. However, some children outside of this grade range might benefit from this level. If you have questions about your specific child, email registrar@ogmn.org . Sessions are either at 9:30 or 10:30 am. Students must attend all 9 sessions (Tuesday – Friday (more…)

Student Advanced Course (June) Twin Cities


  • Student Advanced Course
    June 16, 2020 - June 26, 2020
    9:30 am - 2:30 pm

Students entering grades 7 and up are usually a good fit for this intense OG tutoring. However, some children outside of this grade range might benefit from this level. If you have questions about your specific child, email registrar@ogmn.org. Sessions are either at 9:30 or 10:30 am. Students must attend all 9 sessions (Tuesday – (more…)

Adult Introductory Course (July) Twin Cities


  • Adult Introductory Course
    July 13, 2020 - July 24, 2020
    8:30 am - 2:30 pm

The participants will learn the OG approach to teach beginning reading including phonemic awareness, phonics, and spelling.  The OG approach is a direct, explicit, structured, systematic, cumulative and multi-sensory method that includes supportive error correction and analysis to drive instruction.  Participants will create lesson plans to implement with students during the supervised practicum. This course (more…)

Adult Introductory Course (July) Duluth


  • Adult Introductory Course
    July 13, 2020 - July 24, 2020
    8:30 am - 2:30 pm

The participants will learn the OG approach to teach beginning reading including phonemic awareness, phonics, and spelling.  The OG approach is a direct, explicit, structured, systematic, cumulative and multi-sensory method that includes supportive error correction and analysis to drive instruction.  Participants will create lesson plans to implement with students during the supervised practicum. This course (more…)

Student Introductory Course (July) Twin Cities


  • Student Introductory Course
    July 14, 2020 - July 24, 2020
    9:30 am - 2:30 pm

Students entering grades 1-4 are usually a good fit for this intense OG tutoring. However, some children outside of this grade range might benefit from this level. If you have questions about your specific child, email registrar@ogmn.org . Sessions are either at 9:30 or 10:30 am. Students must attend all 9 sessions (Tuesday – Friday (more…)

Student Introductory Course (July) Duluth


  • Student Introductory Course
    July 14, 2020 - July 24, 2020
    9:30 am - 2:30 pm

Students entering grades 1-4 are usually a good fit for this intense OG tutoring. However, some children outside of this grade range might benefit from this level. If you have questions about your specific child, email registrar@ogmn.org . Sessions are either at 9:30 or 10:30 am. Students must attend all 9 sessions (Tuesday – Friday (more…)

Adult Early Learner Course (July) Twin Cities


  • Adult Early Learner Course
    July 16, 2020 - July 24, 2020
    8:30 am - 2:30 pm
  • Adult Early Learner PLUS Course
    July 15, 2020 - July 24, 2020
    8:30 am - 2:30 pm

Before a student is ready to print, there are prerequisite skills, including alphabet knowledge, phonological and phonemic awareness, rapid-automatic-naming, and fine motor skills. Knowing how to recognize deficits in students is a critical aspect of teachers’ skill set. This class is appropriate for teachers who work with the earliest of learners, and older students who (more…)

Student Early Learner Course (July) Twin Cities


  • Student Early Learner Course
    July 17, 2020 - July 24, 2020
    9:30 am - 2:30 pm

Students who are not yet easily reading three-letter words like ‘pet’ are usually a fit for this session (Usually those entering K and many entering 1st grades). If you have questions about your specific child, email registrar@ogmn.org. Sessions are either at 9:30 or 10:30 am. Students must attend all six sessions (Friday & Monday-Friday). Need-based (more…)