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We’re having an open house at Delaware’s only DOE-approved 1-on-1 private school! Learn more and let us know you’re coming at the link.
We hire tutors who have options in places to work. They have degrees, experience, and passion for learning. So when our tutors tell us that 1-on-1 learning works better for students than online learning, we listen.
Unlike the other parts of the application, the essay is less about being impressive than it is about being authentic. And experienced readers can tell when it is not!
We can help your business of any size meet Delaware’s compliance requirements for sexual harassment prevention training.
If you’ve driven by our Wilmington, Delaware tutoring center recently, you’ve likely noticed some thought-provoking signs along Augustine Cutoff. Click to learn more.
As the new school year begins, think beyond the next test grade and inspire your child to discover a true love of learning. Learn more in our post—
With enough Spanish fluency focus, the preterit and subjunctive won’t be concrete structures for forming sentences; they’ll be keys to cultural exchange! Learn more in Kaitlyn’s latest post—
As organizations consider how best to meet the sexual harassment training requirements, here are five ways you can set your employees up for success.
Who remembers shopping for gel pens + Lisa Frank folders? Back to Basics staff member Katilyn Diehl shares four of her favorite back to school memories.
Organization may be the most important lesson for your child in the upcoming school year. Read our post to learn about 4 ways you can build back to school organization skills.
We are excited to rebrand our private school as Augustine Hills School, because we’re proud of how our approach to individualized learning has helped students like Katya. Read more and hear her story.
With kids just starting back to school, some parents may wonder why their child has so much homework. Does the ten minute homework rule still apply?
In the wake of #MeToo and new Delaware sexual harassment training requirements, there’s an urgency for organizations to update their harassment training programs and approach to preventing workplace harassment. Learn how we can help
With so many tutoring options available today, you may be understandably confused when it comes to hiring a tutor. We want to help you avoid these seven common mistakes!
There’s an acronym for everything these days— learn the testing definitions for SAT, PSAT, GRE, GED, PRAXIS, ASVAB, and more!
Our office mascot, Lucky, wants to offer you 10% off any services booked during the month of August 2019! Click to get started!
Here are seven apps we recently tried that could be time-savers and productivity aids for busy students and parents.
An idea: Stop asking kids what they want to be when they grow up. Start asking questions that help them determine how strengths lead to goals. Read on…
How much of this summer is scheduled for your child? Have you allowed opportunities for boredom? These might be more important than you think. Read on…
1-on-1 tutoring builds the all-important confidence it takes for students to ask questions. Learn how we can help at the link.
Headed to the library this weekend? Read our post to learn some ways you can build great reading habits this summer!
Back to Basics is excited to partner with Julian Krinsky Camps & Programs in summer 2019 to help you get ready for the upcoming school year! Learn more…
It’s not too early: Rising high school sophomores who are considering college should begin to consider whether they will take the SAT test, ACT test, or both. Some useful advice in this post—
In our latest video, Back to Basics CEO Juli Bennett discusses the best timing for SAT boot camps and 1-on-1 test prep. (We can help with both!)
Back to Basics CEO Juli Bennett discusses the importance of summer preparation for college.
IT’S TIME! Summer’s almost here—explore our ways to extend learning all summer long!
Learn more about our summer programs on site at Alexis I. DuPont H.S.!
Learn more about our summer programs on site at Kennett High School!
More kids report reading zero books during summer than ever before. Some strategies to help turn that trend around…
Summer learning loss increases as students progress through middle school. Read how we can help…
Our tutors know that your child’s learning matters a lot more than the average summer gig. Read more…
With the end of Q3 approaching, it may be time for one more conference with your child’s teacher. Check out our post for some strategies to help you prepare.
Amidst disconcerting headlines, knowing that our students are growing and authentic young people helps us to keep the concept of a ‘guarantee’ in perspective. Read our post to learn why we are grateful there are no “side doors” to learning.
Every student deserves the opportunity to learn through relationship—and every teacher deserves the support to build those relationships. Click to read more.
According to the Fordham Institute, the top 10 American presidents ranked by public school names are…
Check our post for 5 ways to prioritize reading in your summer or break goals!
More than 70% of admitted students name their final selection criteria from this list.
Explore our options to stop summer slide in summer 2019!
Did you know that tutor Margie Speer’s background includes nine years as a mechanical engineer? Click to read more.
Have you ever stopped to consider how different teens’ communication via smartphones and social media is from the language they are being taught in schools? Click to read more.
Are “learning styles” worth learning? Click to read more.
Trends may be changing in how colleges consider SAT + ACT scores, but they are still important for now. Click to learn more.
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