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 …

A guide to the difference between “early action” and “early decision”

GS8Q2CABR1E8ZCAZH78INCACNSQ48CATSYK9QCAZWKAD1CAVUIMUQCA4OLT45CAXS9RL4CAYZ6SYOCAS5PBBDCALUKXRCCA6HMA6TCA9YLT24CA4IEJAOCAM4T4URCAMO9WSFCAXQUZLACA0FFRJMThe start of a new school year brings many adjustments and challenges, especially for high school seniors. They have the added responsibility of deciding about their upcoming future. For many, this means a college education which in turn means college applications. Timing is important for meeting deadlines. Different colleges and universities have different admissions processes. If your senior would like to apply and have a decision made before the typical spring notifications, there are a couple of options. But be advised. It is important to understand the regulations that accompany each.

Two of the early application procedures available are early …

OMG! Y do I have 2 rite? How texting affects literacy and writing skills

By Connie Regan

Today’s “e” world is a whirlwind of electronic messages sent over email, text, MySpace, Facebook and Twitter. Children, teens, and adults send their most fleeting thoughts spinning around the world for the eyes of anyone with an Internet connection.  For our teens, however, the bulk of these messages are informal, often abbreviated into a language unrecognizable as English to earlier generations.

Educators and parents are concerned that students, raised on abbreviated text messages, will be unable to communicate in formal Standard English. Students struggle to understand the importance of doing so. Why, they ask, is it important …