A Step by Step Guide to Winning Scholarships

by Beverly Stewart

This article was first published in the Hockessin Community News, September 2009.

In today’s economy, the thought of adding college tuition to an increasingly tight budget is a daunting one. A quick peek at some of the nation’s most venerated colleges reveals that tuition costs have rapidly outpaced earnings.

For example, Yale’s published tuition cost is over $33,000, with room and board over $10,000 and additional expenses like books and supplies adding another $2,500 — for a total well over $45,000 per year. But my child isn’t looking for an Ivy League school, you think hopefully …

Work smart, not hard; a guide for students of all ages

by Beverly Stewart, Founder of Back to Basics Learning Dynamics

This article was first published in the Hockessin Community News in August 2009.

It’s hard to believe, but it’s almost time for the kids to return to school! Amid the frantic scramble to purchase notebooks and pens, gym uniforms, and of course, the coolest pair of sneakers, it’s also the perfect time to address an often misunderstood topic: learning styles.

Far too often I hear from parents that their child is doing poorly in school, even though he seems to spend an inordinate amount of time studying. The truth is …

Beverly Stewart addresses national education conference

COMPRESSED Beverly in blue at deskBeverly Stewart, a Delaware-based educational entrepreneur and founder of Back to Basics Learning Dynamics, Inc. was recently asked to speak at the 2009 EDventures Conference in New Orleans. EDventures is the annual education conference held by the Education Industry Association (EIA), an organization comprised of providers of private education services, charter schools, investors, and others who are stakeholders in private education.

“I was incredibly honored to be asked to speak at the annual event,” says Beverly Stewart. “This is the 9th year I have addressed a group of my peers from around the globe and each year I marvel …

Back to Basics’ Private School in Delaware offers an exceptional education and one-on-one instruction

The Back to Basics Learning Dynamics state-approved K-12 private school is now accepting applications for the 2009-2010 school year. The mission of this unique private school is to help children and teens through the many transitions of life, while providing a customized, one-on-one education. “We accept a maximum of 20 students for any school year, and we are quickly approaching that maximum now,” Back to Basics Founder and Director Beverly Stewart explains.

Parents realize that “one size does not fit all” when it comes to traditional schooling and one of Back to Basics’ primary goals is to partner with parents …

Back to Basics Wins Picturing America Award

Back to Basics is one of over 56,000 schools and public libraries across the nation awarded the Picturing America program.  Picturing America is a free initiative from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) that helps teach American history and culture by bringing some of the country’s great art directly to classrooms and libraries.

“We are so proud to have been chosen as a recipient of this award,” said President/Director and Principal, Beverly Stewart. “Our students will greatly benefit from this comprehensive program.”

Back to Basics Learning Dynamics, Inc. was awarded 40 large, high-quality reproductions of great American art and …