Enrichment Classes

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Homeschool Graduate Offers Guitar Lessons

Category: Enrichment Classes Date Posted: Friday, October 21, 2011 By: Wendy West

My name is Josh Schwisow. I am a homeschool graduate ('08) through CHEC currently attending seminary. I am writing to let your group know that I provide guitar lessons for homeschooling students in the Elizabeth, Parker, Aurora, and surrounding areas.

I offer guitar lessons for beginner through intermediate students in a variety of styles. Depending on location I can provide the guitar lesson in your home. For more information, anyone who is interested can check out my website http://guitarinsights.net or contact me for more information either by email at jschwisow@gmail.com or by cell 720-251-3183

Homeschool Ballet Lessons

Category: Enrichment Classes Date Posted: Monday, August 1, 2011 By: Wendy West

Ballet Parker offers classes for home school families. Registration is now open and classes begin August 22. For more information visit http://balletparker.com/

Latin Class

Category: Enrichment Classes Date Posted: Sunday, April 17, 2011 By: Elaine Gaines

When: Sept-May, 2011,12
Where: Cottonwood, Parker
What: Beginning Latin class
Cost: Flexible, $30-50 per month
Contact: Elaine Gaines

Latin for Home Schoolers

For the first two years of Latin (equivalent to about 1 year of Latin taught in a traditional high school) the curriculum is the first half of Lingua Latīna, by Hans Oerberg. Lingua Latina is an enjoyable novel about a Roman family living during the height of the Roman Empire. Pictures in the margins give clues and insights into meaning. The book is written entirely in Latin and includes grammar and vocabulary sections (also in Latin). It is designed to promote direct comprehension of Latin without technical translation into English. In addition an interactive Lingua Latīna CD is a vital part of the student’s home study program.

Where: My home, 8894 Prickly Pear Circle, Parker 80134
When: September through May. We’ll take off for Thanksgiving week, ...

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Fundamentals of Geometry

Category: Enrichment Classes Date Posted: Sunday, April 17, 2011 By: Elaine Gaines

When: Sept-May, 2011,12
Where: Cottonwood, Parker
What: Fundamentals of Geometry Course
Cost: flexible, $30-50 per month
Contact: Elaine Gaines

Fundamentals of Geometry

I will be teaching a geometry course primarily using Patty Paper Geometry, by Michael Serra. Patty Paper Geometry (PPG) (which costs $10) is thoroughly hands-on with lots of interaction among students and teacher. This is a one-credit high school course for students who are not seeking the traditional rigorous college prep Geometry course. OR, this is an excellent challenging enrichment course for middle schoolers. The learning style of PPG is inductive rather than the traditional deductive approach with its stepwise proofs. This approach lays a strong conceptual understanding and develops an intuitive grasp of geometry. Since this type of class requires active participation and cooperation, it is important that the students have positive and teachable attitud...

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Math Alive! Course for Juniors, Seniors and Young Adults

Category: Enrichment Classes Date Posted: Sunday, April 17, 2011 By: Elaine Gaines

When: Sept-May, 2011,12
Where: Cottonwood, Parker
What: How to teach PK-6th grade math Hands-on
Cost: flexible, $30-50 per month
Contact: Elaine Gaines

Dear Home School Parents and Students,
I am offering a one-credit math course for 11th-12th graders and young adults. The course will be based on a workshop I have conducted many times for home school parents and for public and private school teachers. Participants received graduate school credit from various universities and/or teacher recertification credit from CDE (Colorado Department of Education). In more proper edu-speak the workshop would be called Methods of Teaching Elementary Mathematics. The math content of Math Alive! is pre-kindergarten through 6th grade. The goal of the workshop is to present a multitude of hands-on activities and strategies for teaching children elementary math concepts. We cover the basic concepts of five areas of grade school math – whole numbers, fra...

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Math Alive! Workshop for Parents

Category: Enrichment Classes Date Posted: Sunday, April 17, 2011 By: Elaine Gaines

When: This summer, TBA
Where: Cottonwood, Parker
What: How to teach PK-6th Math Hands-On
Cost: flexible, approximately $150
Contact: Elaine Gaines

Math Alive! Parent Workshop

Is there more to math than memorizing and drill? 4-12 year old children think and learn concretely, not abstractly and symbolically. Therefore, children understand concepts by means of physical things. Symbols and abstractions (X, =, ½, +, 0.8, etc.) must be derived from experience with the real world. Rather than starting with arbitrary symbols and rote paper and pencil procedures, we need to start with everyday “stuff.” Borrowing, carrying, fractions, multiplication and long division – they’re all taught naturally, easily and meaningfully with simple hands-on materials. Skill-drill and computational proficiency are valuable only if children understand the concepts under the times tables, long division, fractions, etc. By coding math ideas rather t...

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Denver Eagles Youth Baseball

Category: Enrichment Classes Date Posted: Saturday, February 5, 2011 By: Wendy West

Denver Eagles is interested in organizing a 7-9 years old baseball team to play in the JCJBL league.

We would like to identify any interest within the home school community. The team needs approximately 10-13 players. Practice (location will be determined at a later date), will consist of 2 times a week with games scheduled in the Jeffco area.

Cost estimated at $250.00 to $300.00 per player.

Please if you are interested please call or email the following people by Feb. 14th.

Ernie Gilbert (303)674-2641 or Steve Wichael (303)886-1692

or email info@denvereagles.org

Denver Eagles Girls High School Soccer

Category: Enrichment Classes Date Posted: Sunday, January 23, 2011 By: Wendy West

We have had an interest in building a Jr./Sr. High girls spring soccer team. We are looking for new players and experienced players. We currently have five interested players. Ages 14 - 18 years.

The team will practice 2 -3 times per week and play two games per week during conference season. Our competitors are other Christian school in the Front Range.

If interested, please send us email at info@denvereagles.org by January 31, 2011.

Registration costs would be approximately $ 250 and doesn't include any optional post season tournament travel.

Denver Eagles Spring Baseball

Category: Enrichment Classes Date Posted: Sunday, January 23, 2011 By: Wendy West

Denver Eagles is looking for 14 - 18 years old interested in playing high school level baseball programs. Experienced players who love the game of baseball and would like to play with other like-minded Christian players and coaches are encouraged to join!

Our baseball program requires the players have flexibility in practice/game times.

The Spring season starts late February and usually ends in middle of May. We typically play Denver area high school JV teams. We plan to travel to Florida for the Home School World Series. Go to http://www.hwsa.net for details.

The registration fee will be $375.00 with fund raisers to help offset cost of fields, umpires, uniforms and tournament expenses.

We will have tryouts if we have more than 20 players register. We will...

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Denver Eagles Recreational Basketball

Category: Enrichment Classes Date Posted: Thursday, January 13, 2011 By: Wendy West

Denver Eagles Recreation Basketball Registration is now open.

Our new home is located at the Student Housing Community (Regency) facility, located at 3900 Elati St, Denver, CO 80216. Located just off I-25 in downtown Denver.

For six weeks, the Denver Eagle coaches, in conjunction with Varsity and JV basketball players, lead boys and girls ages 8 - 12 in fundamental basketball training and playing. For only $79, your child will receive instruction and playing time in a fun and constructive basketball learning environment.

We will start the season with our afternoon mini-camp held on Saturday, January 15 at 9:00 a.m. Each week following, your child will play six consecutive Saturdays between 9AM and noon.

If you need additional information, call Denver Eagles at 303-783-1438...

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