How SAT scores directly impact college tuition costs

Back to Basics DelawareWhen asked why SAT scores matter, most students would answer with a reference to increased school options or a greater likelihood of acceptance to a top tier university. But, did you know that SAT scores can also directly impact college tuition?

A case in point is the DIAMOND STATE SCHOLARSHIP. This scholarship is available to high school students who are legal residents of Delaware and rank in upper quarter of their class. But, a key eligibility requirement is a combined SAT score of at least 1290.

The value of this scholarship is $1,250/year and is renewable for up to

December 7 is Delaware Day. Here are 7 Fun Facts!

Since 1933, the governors of Delaware have proclaimed December 7th as Delaware Day in honor of that day in 1787 when Delaware became the first state to ratify the Federal Constitution, thus making Delaware the first state in the New Nation.

So, what’s great about the state? Here are 7 Fun Facts:

  1. Delaware was the first state to ratify the Constitution on December 7, 1787, making it “The First State.”
  2. Delaware is the second-smallest state in the country. It stretches less than 100 miles long, and is a mere 35 miles at its widest point!
  3. The state insect is

UDel students: Learn art, music, or photography over Winter Session

Music lesson at Back to Basics in Wilmington DelawareWinter Session is a great break for University of Delaware students. If you’re not enrolled in classes at UDel, you can still learn something new… at Back to Basics Learning Dynamics in Wilmington, Delaware!

For example, did you know that Back to Basics offers 1-on-1 instruction a wide variety of creative subjects including Art, Art Appreciation, Art History, and Photography?

In addition, Back to Basics offers 1-on-1 musical instruction. Receive instruction in:

  • Brass instruments (trumpet, French horn, baritone horn, trombone, tuba)
  • Woodwind instruments (flute, oboe, clarinet, bass clarinet, alto sax, tenor sax, baritone sax)
  • Piano
  • Guitar (acoustic and electric)

December 2nd is Special Education Day

Special Education options in DelawareSpecial Education Day was created to honor progress and celebrate students with disabilities and their teachers, parents, and schools. And, Special Education Day marks the anniversary of the nation’s first federal special education law, which was signed into law by President Gerald Ford on December 2, 1975.

For a story about President Ford’s signing statement, please click here.

We have come a long way since 1975. Today, access to education is available for all children, including children with disabilities.

To learn more about Special Education Day, CLICK HERE. Or, learn more about Special Education in Delaware, including:

  • Student

If practice makes perfect, here’s your student’s opportunity! Back to Basics offers an SAT Practice Exam to get students ready!

Anxiety in teens free seminar DelawareIs your high school student taking the SAT test? To help him get started, Back to Basics Learning Dynamics, Inc. is offering a $15 SAT Practice Test on Saturday, February 3 at its Wilmington, Delaware education center.

The event will recreate the SAT test experience for students as closely as possible including actual full-length SAT tests, room set-up, proctoring, scoring and timing.

Space is limited to 18 students and will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration is required before 5 pm January 15, 2017.


Call Back to Basics Learning Dynamics at 302-594-0754 for more