The reading courses are taught by Barbara Pickard
Reading With Phonics Course Overview
These reading courses use phonics to teach children to read. The first grade course consists of 180 lessons which equates 5 lessons per week for 36 weeks. You can watch and use the first 40 lessons of Reading 1 for free and then purchase the remaining 140 lessons. The Reading 2 course has an additional 180 lessons for teaching reading to 2nd grade homeschoolers.
The videos do the heavy lifting. All you have to do is go to the daily lesson, click the video’s PLAY button, and observe how your child does. Also, you must print out the work sheets or answer sheets, and hand them to your child. Then grade them with your student’s assistance.
You’ll be listening to Dr. Gary North, Director of Curriculum, interview Barbara Pickard about the reading program of the Ron Paul Curriculum.
About the Instructor
Barbara Pickard was a first grade teacher for 9 years. She presently serves as the Archivist/Librarian at the Ludwig Von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama. Mrs. Pickard earned her bachelors degree in Psychology/Religion at Randolph-Macon College and her masters degree in Elementary Education from Auburn University at Montgomery.
Barbara Pickard teaches first grade and second grade reading for the Ron Paul Curriculum.
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