Following Orton-Gillingham Principles

In the 1930s, physician researchers Dr. Samuel T. Orton and Anna Gillingham concluded that struggling readers flourished when exposed to the structured patterns of explicit, systematic phonics instruction. The Reading Horizons method is sequentially infused with the Orton-Gillingham methods, including:

  • Multi-sensory applications that engage kinesthetic, auditory, and visual cues.
  • Sequential and cumulative acquisition of alphabetic and phonemic principles.
  • Practical, language-based applications embedded within a variety of language experiences.
  • Analytic and synthetic repetition with familiar bodies of learning that enable learners to make reasonable linguistic predictions about new language patterns.

Reading Horizons Methodology

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Reading Intervention for Struggling Readers & ESL Students

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The Most Effective, Easy to Use, Strategy-Based Reading Program for K-3 Students

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As a young student, I didn’t learn to read this way, and as an educator, I didn’t learn to teach this way, but after using Reading Horizons for a year, I have seen my students gain in ways that I never imagined to be possible.

Judy Barton - Naples, Florida

Reading Horizons provides our students with the tools to successfully decode any multi-syllable word. Every child who has completed the program has advanced at least one grade level.

Tasha - Teacher, Williamsport, Indiana

In the three months that our school has been using Reading Horizons we have seen incredible results. In addition to the overwhelming interest by our student body, several teachers have commented on increased confidence levels in class, increased fluency, and more accurate spelling.

Steven Squillante - Assistant Principal, Manhattan, New York

Reading Horizons has produced a research-based program that is easily implemented by teachers and immediately engages the students. Often I am asked by my students if they can practice the online portion of program on their own when other academic tasks are completed, and some have even practiced from home!

Alan Geho - Union Gap, Washington

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