Educational Resources

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Are You Interested in a Local Inexpensive Bible College?

Category: Educational Resources Date Posted: Wednesday, July 16, 2014 By: Ronnie McKay

Horizon College Denver

The mission of HCD is faithfully to equip students to carry out their Lord’s great commission by making disciples and teaching them obedience to their Master’s commands (Matt 28:19-20).

Many Christians who want a more thorough knowledge of Scripture or are called to vocational Christian ministry, feel constrained by the enormous costs and subsequent school loans in other schools. The costs at Horizon College Denver are minimal due to the use of area churches facilities and adjunct faculty members.

Each teacher has at least a Masters degree and currently serves as a pastor, missionary or Christian ministry professional. The faculty is committed to both the rigors of academic study and the urgent need for an applicable study of God’s Word. The teac...

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Energize! Conference Loveland, CO

Category: Educational Resources Date Posted: Sunday, June 29, 2014 By: Wendy West

Would you like your family to be energized? Are you working as a team? Are you pulling together toward a common goal? Do you have joy and peace? Maybe you started strong but something happened, and you’re simply “out of gas.” Join the Maxwells for a time of encouragement and get your tank filled.

When: July 18th and 18th Friday evening, 5-8:30 p.m. (If you come to the 5 p.m. round-table discussion, please bring your family’s own dinner. Otherwise, the session, Heart, Soul, and Spirit begins at 7.) and Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Where: Grace Community Church, 240 Barberry Place, Loveland, Colorado 80537

There is no cost for this weekend conference, but love offering boxes will be on the book tables to help with the Maxwells’ traveling expenses. Your registration is re...

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Online College Courses

Category: Educational Resources Date Posted: Sunday, May 11, 2014 By: Wendy West

OnlineCourses is an open courseware resource. It is one of the top online courses and classes available on the web. We offer free online courses on the web to any devices of the users choice. The site is developed to be optimized for mobile devices which will allow users to take courses anywhere. We present free online courses on the web to any devices of the users choice. The user interface is easy to use and navigate. Offering courses from accounting, biology, chemistry to writing, students can explore the courses, create unique programs and track their progress. We feature courses from institutions such as Yale, MIT, Stanford, and Harvard.

IEW Writing Instruction

Category: Educational Resources Date Posted: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 By: Deanne Smith

When: Weekly classes
What: Writing Instruction using the Institute for Excellence in Writing methods
Cost: $10-15 per class plus materials
Contact: Deanne Smith

"And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt." ~Sylvia Plath

In my experience, self-doubt is the largest barrier to developing good writing skills. The methods taught by the Institute for Excellence in Writing remove this barrier, guiding students to become competent communicators. As a certified instructor, I would like to offer my assistance in guiding your students toward this goal. I offer the following services: consulting, editing, individual and group tutoring, and classes. (References are available upon request.)

I am in the process of deciding what classes to offer next year. As I consider this, I would like to know what the needs/interests are. He...

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LIving History Days

Category: Educational Resources Date Posted: Sunday, March 30, 2014 By: Wendy West

Living History Days
Guilford Courthouse, North Carolina, 1781

You and your family are cordially invited to join us as we bring the spring of 1781 to life. After a year of horrible setbacks in 1780, the fortune of war could not have turned around more gloriously than in 1781. Experience 18th century life first hand; immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and activities of the past through costumed interpreters, hands-on activities, a drama, and two battle reenactments. Over a dozen different aspects of colonial life will be available for you to experience, so you are sure to learn a lot about our rich heritage. Fun for all ages, young and old alike, you will experience dedication, authenticity and true-life experiences that will make this memory last a life-time, and hopefully keep y...

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Federal Reserve Bank Teaching Kit

Category: Educational Resources Date Posted: Wednesday, February 5, 2014 By: Wendy West

Get a Free Copy of the "What We Do at the Federal Reserve" Teaching Kit.

It is a professionally-designed lesson plan produced by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

The kit is designed to give teachers hands-on activities to explain the role of the Fed. The kit's curriculum guide emphasizes key points teachers can highlight while studying topics like how prices, inflation and ultimately monetary policy affect our economy.

The kit includes a curriculum guide, a movie, classroom presentation on a CD, plus two bags of "Fed Shreds" to support conversations around money supply and what happens to old money.

To have a complimentary package shipped or to learn more, go to:

Just provide your shipping address - that's all.

Free Books

Category: Educational Resources Date Posted: Saturday, January 25, 2014 By: Elaine Gaines

When: January 26-February 1
Where: Elaine Gaines home, 12778 Henson Creek St, Parker 80134
What: Books to give away
Cost: $0
RSVP: Call to be sure I'm home
Contact: Elaine Gaines

I have a couple hundred books to give away. Fiction and non-fiction. Juvenile-Adult. All topics, lots of history. Come by anytime this week. Just call ahead to be sure I'm home. 720-335-6583.

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ACT/SAT Prep Course Online Reviews

Category: Educational Resources Date Posted: Tuesday, January 14, 2014 By: Cheryl Lindberg

There is an online resource that could benefit homeschool students and their families. We all know it’s valuable for every student to study for the SATs - a lower score can be the difference maker when schools determine acceptance. Many students and families look into SAT and ACT prep courses to help them get the scores they want, but with so many options, where do they start? What’s the difference between one prep course to the next? And which one is going to be best suited for their kids? With these questions in mind, my team and I have worked hard to develop a completely free resource that will help students and their families easily answer these questions. Our resource features a comprehensive guide, expert ratings, data-driving comparisons, and unbiased reviews to help families ch...

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Leadership Institute Training

Category: Educational Resources Date Posted: Saturday, January 11, 2014 By: Wendy West

There is a two-day, intense political training for high school and college aged activists in Boulder, CO on the weekend of February 8th and 9th.

For over 30 years, the Leadership Institute has identified, recruited, trained, and placed conservative activists within the movement in both politics and the media.

Notable graduates of the Youth Leadership School training include Americans for Prosperity President Tim Phillips, Senator Mitch McConnell, Governor Terry Branstad, and Americans for Tax Reform President Grover Norquist.

The Youth Leadership School costs $30, however, if you register prior to January 15th the cost is only $15. This includes training materials, meals, and housing if necessary.

Here’s a link to the training:

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Colonial LIving History Days

Category: Educational Resources Date Posted: Sunday, September 15, 2013 By: Wendy West

You and your family are cordially invited to attend Colonial Living History Days on Friday and Saturday, September 27th and 28th, 2013, at 14711 W. Morrison Rd., Morrison, CO, near C-470 and Morrison Rd.

We hope you will be able to join us as we bring the fall of 1780 to life. With 18th century costumed interpreters, hands-on activities, and two battle reenactments, you are sure to learn a lot about America’s rich heritage.

We open at 9 a.m. and close at 4 p.m. You are welcome to come and go as you please. The cost is $3 per person, ages 4 and up, or $15 per family.

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