Back to Basics Learning Dynamics announces 2017 Impact Award Winners

2017 Impact Award Winner Jessica Sanchez (center) pictured with Back to Basics Learning Dynamics Director Beverly Stewart, M.Ed. (left) and Education Director Erin Brenner (right).
2017 Impact Award Winner Jessica Sanchez (center) pictured with Back to Basics Learning Dynamics Director Beverly Stewart, M.Ed.  and Education Director Erin Brenner.

At Back to Basics Learning Dynamics, Inc. it is our mission to educate and build self-esteem in children and adults to make a difference in their lives. All of our devoted employees, tutors, interpreters, translators, psychologists, speech, occupational, and behavioral specialists, and office staff play an integral role, not only our 33 years of success, but more importantly, in making the Back to Basics mission and vision a rewarding reality.

Our employees have helped us accomplish our …

Dealing with a bad report card? The Top 6 things parents need to know!

1-on-1 ttoring in Wilmington, Delaware at Back to Basics Learning DynamicsWhen your child brings home a disappointing report card, take time to process all of the information before reacting. Knowing how to deal with a poor report card may require you to step back and look at things from a different perspective.
The following are some steps to achieve that end:
  1. Read the grading key: What looks to you like a poor grade may not be as bad as it seems. Pay particular attention to the narrative section to better understand any letter grades.
  2. Ask how grades are weighted: If more emphasis is put on tests and your child has

The number of English Language Learners (ELLs) is on the rise. What schools can do to ensure academic success.

Did you know that approximately 1 out of every 10 public school students in the United States right now is learning to speak English? There are nearly 5 million English Language Learners or ELLs in U.S. public education today, according to a recent article by NPR.

Of those 5 million, the vast majority (some 3.8 million) speak Spanish. But there are many other languages represented, as well, from Mandarin Chinese, to Arabic, to Vietnamese.

Pull-out vs. push-in instruction. What’s the difference?

According to the RESOL International Association, Pull-out ELL instruction means that the teacher pulls students out of the …

Why teaching kids to learn from failure is essential to their SUCCESS

Music lessons in Wilmington Delaware at Back to BasicsNo one likes failure, but it is a fact of life. Sometimes things simply don’t work out the way we planed. Sometimes we don’t get what we want. But, if we look at these situations in the right light, we can teach our kids to learn to persevere, to learn to be more flexible, and to redirect their energies.

There are important advantages to sending kids the message that learning new things can be difficult and that learning takes time and repeated practice. This information and these experiences will actually boost confidence, reduce fear of failure, and ultimately, improve performance.…

Top 15 College Scholarships for Delaware students with DECEMBER deadlines!

How to win college scholarships,, Delaware college scholarshipsDoes the high cost of college tuition scare you? It should! College tuition costs are rising at an alarming rate across the country. But, there is good news for cash-strapped families of college-bound high school seniors. Scholarships offer “free money” for tuition and related expenses. And, unlike loans, scholarships don’t need to be repaid. This means fewer out-of-pocket costs and the potential to graduate with less student debt.

Here are 15 of the Top College Scholarships for Delaware students. But, please note, these have DECEMBER DEADLINES. So, it’s time to get started!