The Symbols Blog

Announcements, articles, ideas and more...

Typical Lesson at Symbols

Two times a week, you drop your child off at Symbols for lessons with their tutor. Each time they come home, they’ve learned new…

Jasmine Hawkins
· Add Comment

What is an IEP?

When parents register a child at Symbols, part of the registration process includes forms that they are required to fill out to give us more…

Jasmine Hawkins
· Add Comment

Why We Love Hearing Before Seeing

One concept that Orton-Gillingham tutors believe is the importance of developing phonological awareness skill sets together with phonics development, especially in students who are…

Jasmine Hawkins
· Add Comment

Summer 2017 Registration

The school year and this term at Symbols may be coming to an end, but our summer term is right around the corner. This year…

Jasmine Hawkins
· 2 Comments

Why we Love Word History

If you saw the word “ghoti”, how would you pronounce it? What if I told you that this word read aloud sounded like “fish”? If…

Jasmine Hawkins
· Add Comment

Why We Love Fingers in Dirt

At Symbols, we believe in a multisensory approach. This is in part because different children learn differently. One way that a child can learn is…

Jasmine Hawkins
· Add Comment

Pin It on Pinterest