How does Back to Basics differ from other tutoring services?

tutors2Is the tutoring one-on-one?
Yes. Our one-on-one tutoring approach provides maximum benefits by increasing knowledge of subject matter and building self-esteem.

Where does the tutoring take place?
Our locations are as varied as our students. Tutoring can be provided in the student’s home, office, daycare center, summer camp, school, or at our center. Back to Basics serves the needs of students of all ages in Delaware, Maryland, and Pennsylvania.

Can you tutor my child during school hours?
Yes. We will work with the school and parent on scheduling the sessions before, during, or after school.

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Certified Elementary and Middle School Teachers Needed

Back to Basics, the largest privately-owned, full-service educational facility in the tri-state area, is currently interviewing applicants for several key positions including K-6 Certified Elementary and Middle School Education Teacher and Certified Reading Specialist for daytime, small group reading and/or math instruction in schools. Applicants must possess a minimum of 2 years relevant teaching or tutoring experience.

Since 1985, the tutors at Back to Basics have been helping students reach their full academic potential. The firm works with remedial, special education, and enrichment students and offers instruction in more than 60 subjects. Back to Basics employs 90 tutors, all …

Now interviewing for High School Integrated Math tutoring positions

highschoolBack to Basics, the largest privately-owned, full-service educational facility in the tri-state area, is currently interviewing applicants for High School Integrated Math tutors for after school programs. Applicants must possess a minimum of 2 years relevant teaching or tutoring experience.

Since 1985, the tutors at Back to Basics have been helping students reach their full academic potential. The firm works with remedial, special education, and enrichment students and offers instruction in more than 60 subjects. Back to Basics employs 90 tutors, all of whom are experienced professionals holding Bachelor, Master or Doctorate degrees. In addition, the firm partners with …

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 …