Back to Basics Learning Dynamics has a full range of educational summer options just right for your student!

Back to Basics Learning Dynamics is the undisputed leader in 1-on-1 tutoring in Delaware and southeastern Pennsylvania. Throughout the year, students of all ages receive 1-on-1 instruction in over 60 subjects with professional, degreed tutors.

During the summer, Back to Basics offers exceptional 1-on-1 educational options for every student – from Pre-K through 12th grade.

Summer School (K – 8th)
Build skills and confidence by completing summer school requirements in a 1-on-1 environment geared to each student’s specific needs. Available at your home, day camp, daycare, or in our Newark or Wilmington locations.

Credit Recovery (9th – 12th)
Has your student failed a course and your previously-scheduled vacation or student’s work schedule now conflicts with summer school?  Have your student take the course 1-on-1 to get on track for next year. Available in your home or in our Newark or Wilmington locations.

Original Credit (9th – 12th)
Your student can take a course 1-on-1 over the summer to get ahead for next year, lighten course load, enhance transcripts, or catch up on previously skipped credits. Available at your home or in our Newark or Wilmington locations.

1-on-1 SAT and ACT Prep
With college enrollment numbers reaching an all-time high, competition to gain acceptance is fiercer than ever. Help your student put his or her best foot forward with 1-on-1 SAT and ACT Prep this summer. A completely customized approach focuses on those specific areas needed by each student. Students will strengthen their knowledge, reduce anxiety, and build confidence every step of the way. They will learn strategies specific to the tests, timing techniques and have the opportunity to take and review practice tests. Available at your home or in our Newark or Wilmington locations.

Summer Reading Reinforcement and Enrichment
Our experienced instructors will work 1-on-1 with your student to read, comprehend, retain and
apply summer reading material. These sessions will provide students with the knowledge and confidence to complete any required reading-related assignments, such as reports, projects and tests. Available at your home, day camp, or in our Newark or Wilmington locations.

Summer Math Reinforcement and Enrichment
Summer is the perfect time to build and strengthen mathematics skills for the upcoming school year.  Students will work 1-on-1 with an experienced instructor to review and learn concepts and create fun ways to remember them.  Each session is tailored to the individual child to meet his or her needs, interests, level of background knowledge and learning style.  Previous school years’ material will be reinforced during these interactive sessions, with an eye looking ahead as well. Available at your home, day camp, or in our Newark or Wilmington locations.

Enrichment, Music, and the Arts, Art Instruction

Whether you want to learn the elements of drawing with shading and form, or create new hands-on masterpieces, we can design your program!

Musical Instruments

Beginner and experienced players are able to continue their love of music at our center.

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

Back to Basics Learning Dynamics:

  • is approved by the DE Department of Education to offer credit recovery, summer school, and original credit courses
  • offers flexible scheduling 7 days a week, and works around vacations and jobs,
  • offers 1-on-1 instruction
  • is available to come to your home, day camp, or our Centers.
 Our clients give Back to Basics a 97% Customer Satisfaction Rating. In their words…
“Mr. Duffy was an excellent match for Peter. He understood Peter’s limitations, discussed Peter’s limitations with teachers, and was able to have Peter’s assignment in history changed to something he could handle. Nobody had ever done that before.” -Rene McCartney

Photos by and Ben Schonewille.