Welcome LAUSD Educators!

We are so excited that you are participating in our Orton-Gillingham online course.  In addition to the course, we've created additional supports so that all of you have the opportunity to maximize your learning.  This webpage contains information about the course and these additional supports.  See below for more information...

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Learn whenever and wherever you want

30-hour course

​Learning via our on-demand option gives you the flexibility to go at your own pace on your own time.  You’ll remain interested and engaged in an active and dynamic learning environment that gives you plenty of opportunities to connect the material with your teaching environment.

Supplementary learning and classroom material

The Orton-Gillingham Educator's Guide Book and Card Deck

We’ll provide you with practical supplies: a card deck to support your OG practice in the classroom and a physical copy of the OG guide–perfect for easily marking up and referencing when you’re not in front of the computer.

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A continuously-growing library of resources

Resource Bank

Want to watch demo videos so you can really understand what OG looks like in the classroom? We’ve got demo videos! Interested in what an OG lesson plan looks like? We’ve got that too.  You’ll have access to an ever-expanding bank of resources for both practical classroom use and also educational materials to further your understanding of OG.

Connecting with other educators


Thousands of educators have joined our course community to share their questions, experiences, successes, and insights. Come be a part of the conversation!

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Time with your OG instructor

Office hours

We know that questions continually arise as you are planning and delivering lessons, so our office hours are designed to provide real-time access to your instructor, both while you are going through the course and afterwards.

About David Katz

David Katz, a Fellow of the Orton-Gillingham Academy, has trained and mentored thousands of teachers in the Orton-Gillingham methodology throughout the United States and abroad.

An experienced educator, David has a Master of Arts in Teaching in Special Education and has taught and worked as an administrator at the elementary, middle, and high school levels where he successfully integrated Orton-Gillingham in both mainstream and special education classrooms. He also has extensive experience as a tutor through his private practice in Metuchen, New Jersey.

A past president of the New Jersey Branch of the International Dyslexia Association and advisory board member of the New Jersey Learning Disabilities Association, David is the co-author of our training manual for teachers, The Orton-Gillingham Educators’ Guide. In addition, he has created The Orton-Gillingham Sound Card Deck for the Visual and Auditory Drills, a training card pack for educators who are implementing multi-sensory instruction.


5 Minute Overview for Admins
30 Minute Overview for Teachers

Course Login Information

Step 1: Adding the Whizzimo course to the Schoology App
Step 2: Logging into the Orton-Gillingham Course

If you still have trouble logging in after watching the videos above, don't hesitate to email us at info@whizzimo.com

Adding Additional Educators to the Orton-Gillingham Course

Are you interested in providing Orton-Gillingham training to more of your school's educators?  If so, please contact us by email at sales@whizzimo.com or by phone at 678.609.3583 for more information.

​Our most popular option is our LAUSD-only discounted price of $3,000 for a school site license plus $100 per participating educator.

Additional Resources and Information

  • Literacy Instruction Resources (Padlet)

  • ​Orton-Gillingham Schoology Groups:

  • Elementary Orton-Gillingham Group Access Code: