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Orton-Gillingham and Wordle – A Perfect Match

Everyone seems to be playing Wordle these days. Gaynor’s reading curriculum is based on the Orton–Gillingham approach, and we had a theory that our OG-trained faculty members might have some helpful hints for Wordle players. So we asked them if they thought they had an advantage due to their knowledge of OG patterns and theory. Check out their responses and maybe find some Wordle tips for yourself!

Blue Cluster Creates Lenape Land Acknowledgement

The Blue Cluster crafted a land acknowledgement statement, which recognizes indigenous peoples’ presence and their connection with the land. The statement honors the Lenape tribe, and has action steps we can all take to continue to further their legacy. It is now shown prominently on the school’s website for all visitors to see.

Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, teachers and students took a closer look at some of the activist’s most influential speeches, his legacy, and the civil rights movement.

Greeking Out: Green Cluster Students Explore Ancient Artifacts at the Met

A group of Green Cluster students stepped outside Gaynor’s doors to explore the Metropolitan Museum of Art last week as part of their study on Ancient Greece.

Our Mission

A pioneer in special education, Stephen Gaynor School is an independent Pre-K, Lower, and Middle School for bright students with learning differences. Founded in 1962, Stephen Gaynor School provides a highly individualized educational program in a rich, rigorous, and nurturing environment in which students gain the skills and confidence necessary to learn, grow, and reach their full potential.