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A FULL range of educational services

11Our specialty is personalized tutoring and customized education for the needs of each learner, each school, each agency.  Learn how we can help you.

Founded in 1985, Back to Basics Learning Dynamics offers two educational facilities in Wilmington and Newark, Delaware serving the diverse educational needs of over 20,000 students in DE, MD, and PA. The area’s leader in 1-on-1 personalized tutoring for pre-K through college-age students and adults, Back to Basics provides instruction in 60+ subjects, the most comprehensive range of subjects available.

Back to Basics also operates Augustine Hills School, Delaware’s only Department of Education-approved 1-on-1 Private School. With a cap of only 15 students per year, K-12. Augustine Hills School provides personalized tutoring, customized instruction, and self esteem building to those who need one to three academic years in a non-traditional environment. High school students earn credits and seniors graduate with a diploma.

Back to Basics is state-certified through the Delaware Department of Education as a Private Business and Trade School for ages 16 and older. Courses are conducted 1-on-1 and include accounting, life skills, ASVAB & GED test preparation and English as a second language.

In addition, Back to Basics also provides interpreting and translating services in more than 20 languages. Learn more about our onsite, telephonic, video, and translating services at our Translating and Interpreting site.

To learn more about Back to Basics, please contact us.

Mindfulness: Intentional Consistency in an Upside Down World

Jodi King, Ed.D. has  41 years of experience in education and has been with Back to Basics for the past 3 years. She is dual certified in Elementary Education and K-12 Special Education. Her career focus has been children with learning and emotional difficulties...

5 Ways to Survive Homeschooling – And Actually (Somewhat) Enjoy it!

Layla Gros is a mom of one elementary school-aged daughter. She is also the language department manager for Back to Basics since February 2019, overseeing the logistics of the department and the telephonic services. She also enjoys going out and completing...

3 Key Things Parents Can do To Help Discouraged Children: Part 2

I n Part 1 of this series, we discussed empathy as the first step to helping your discouraged child. Once they feel that their struggles are genuinely heard and understood, you can begin to implement other tactics to get them back on track. Today, let's look at the...

3 Key Things Parents Can do To Help Discouraged Children: Part 1

S tudents will undoubtedly encounter roadblocks while on the path to educational success. Most of these roadblocks will be unanticipated, emerging out of a new subject area, learning disabilities, social and emotional struggles, or—as our students are currently facing...

Language Study at Home & Online

Jeremy Sites has been teaching Spanish, French, and English as a foreign language since 1985.  He holds a Masters's degree in teaching Spanish, and has lived in France, Mexico, and China. He worked hard to become fluent in Mandarin while serving in the Peace Corps in...

WILMINGTON, DELAWARE

EDUCATIONAL CENTER

Our full service Educational Center is located at 6 Stone Hill Road in Wilmington, Delaware, just off Augustine Cut-Off across from the Incyte Corp. building. The Educational Center is easily accessible from points north and south, just minutes from I-95. Ample free parking is available and our building in Wilmington is wheelchair accessible.

Although much of our tutoring services take place at the Wilmington, Delaware Educational Center, tutoring can be provided in the student’s home, office, school, daycare center, or summer camp.

DIRECTIONS FROM THE NORTH

Take Route 202 South to Augustine Cut-Off. Travel less than one mile, turn left onto Stone Hill Road, and pull into our parking lot. The building is terra cotta colored with blue signs.

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Take I-95 South to the Route 202 South exit. Follow to the traffic light at Broom Street, and turn right onto Broom Street. Follow to 18th Street and turn right. Follow around the bend to the light and turn right onto Augustine Cut-Off. Come up the hill and bear right onto Stone Hill Road. We are on the immediate right. The building is terra cotta colored with blue signs.

DIRECTIONS FROM THE SOUTH

Take I-95 North to the Route 202/Concord Pike exit. At the exit fork, take 202 South. Follow to the traffic light at Broom Street and turn right onto Broom Street. Follow to 18th Street and turn right. Follow around the bend to the light and turn right onto Augustine Cut-Off. Come up the hill and bear right onto Stone Hill Road. We are on the immediate right. The building is terra cotta colored with blue signs.

NEWARK, DELAWARE

EDUCATIONAL CENTER

DIRECTIONS FROM THE NORTH

Take I-95 South to SR 141 (Exit 5B) toward Newport. Merge onto Kirkwood Highway via Exit 6B. Turn right onto Limestone Road. Turn left onto Paper Mill Road. The tutoring center is located on the campus of Independence School. Follow the Back to Basics signs.

DIRECTIONS FROM THE SOUTH

Take I-95 North and take Exit 4 to SR 7 North. Turn slight left onto Limestone Road. Turn Left onto Paper Mill Road. The tutoring center is located on the campus of Independence School. Follow the Back to Basics signs.

WILMINGTON, DE LOCATION

Back to Basics Wilmington, DE

6 Stone Hill Road

Wilmington, DE 

302-594-0754

NEWARK, DE LOCATION

Back to Basics Newark, DE

1300 Paper Mill Rd

Newark, DE 19711, USA

Hours by appointment