Study skills workshop gets students ready for fall

Study Skills small group - COMPRESSEDDid you student under perform this year? Is he starting the next phase of education with a move up to middle school, high school, or college? Or does he need additional help in learning how best to study and prepare?

If you answered “Yes!” then Back to Basics Learning Dynamics has the answer. This summer, you can enroll your student in the Back to Basics Study Skills Workshop. Your student will learn crucial skills like time management, goal setting, learning styles, organization, note taking, outlining, reading for meaning, memory techniques, test taking strategies, and test preparation. This small group workshop …

One-on-one instruction helps students with make up and original credit

highschoolMake-up Credit

Have you discovered that your student has failed a subject for the year, and your already-scheduled vacation conflicts with summer school? If so, Back to Basics can fulfill school requirements with one-on-one instruction.

This summer, your student can benefit from STATE APPROVED, one-on-one instruction at Back to Basics for either Makeup Credit (H.S.) or Summer School (1st – 8th).

Original Credit

Your student can take a course one-on-one this summer that he/she would have taken next school year, so he/she can lighten their course load or enhance transcripts.

In your home or in our Center.

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Education spotlight on Delaware math tutor Margie Speer

Margie SpeerIn May, we feature Margie Speer in our tutor spotlight. Margie has her degree in Mechanical Engineering. She recalls how, in the semester she graduated, there were only 2 females in the Mechanical Engineering program and she was one of them! Times have certainly changed and in a positive way.

Margie instructs grades 5-12 in Algebra I & II, basic and consumer math, Fluid Mechanics, mechanical engineering, physical science and Pre-Algebra. She also tutors reading fro grades 4-6.

When Margie isn’t teaching, she likes to play tennis, make jewelry, (especially beaded pieces) and do almost anything craft-related. She enjoys scrapbooking …

New for summer… Mathercize program in Delaware

Students in grades 8-10 can stretch and tone their mental muscles this summer with Back to Basics. New for 2010-Summer Recreational Mathercise!

Studies have shown that KIPP and Asian schools yield higher math scores than traditional American schools. Is it because these students are learning MORE than their American counterparts? No! It is because they regress LESS over the summer months. Close the gap with Summer Mathercise.

In this 10 hour course, students will improve problem-solving skills, refresh and reinforce computational basics before the next school year, gain confidence and bring fun puzzles and brain- teasers home to the family. …

Back to Basics receives BBB Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics

2010, April, BBB Torch Award, Beveerly with Award 1Last night, Back to Basics Learning Dynamics was recognized by the Better Business Bureau (BBB) with the 2010 BBB Torch Award for exceptional leadership, transparency, and business ethics. An awards ceremony was held at the Hotel DuPont to honor the Wilmington-based firm, which has been serving the varied educational needs of children through adults for over 24 years.

The BBB Torch Award is an annual awards program created to gain public recognition for businesses and organizations that maintain a solid commitment to conducting their business practices in an ethical fashion. The award has become a signature celebration of business ethics …