January is Financial Wellness Month. Learning about money can be a real education for kids!

2014 Beverly Stewart Headshotby Beverly Stewart, M.Ed.

Is your child’s weekly allowance money burning a hole in his pocket? Perhaps it’s time to have “the talk” – the money talk, that is!

Even the youngest children will benefit from an age-appropriate discussion about earning and managing money. Of course, this is an ongoing conversation. And, the key is to tailor the lesson to the age of the child, moving on to more complex money issues as the child matures.

Not only is learning about money a crucial life skill, it’s also a relevant way to expand math skills!

Monopoly money

Understanding exactly what …

Immediate Job Openings: Multiple positions available for middle school Language Arts tutors, Wilmington, Delaware

Back to Basics Learning Dynamics has eight immediate openings for Middle School Language Arts tutors. The positions are for Monday-Friday starting immediately. A wide variety of choice in hours is available from 7:24-3:15.

Please contact Beverly Stewart at 302-379-1010 to discuss job opening specifics and requirements or email resume to .

Tutor Application

CLICK HERE to review our employment application and instructions. If you are scheduled for an interview to become a tutor for Back to Basics, you must bring COPIES of all the following items, as we will not be making copies here:…

Win up to $100,000 for college with a Buick Achievers Scholarship; deadline is February 28!

This scholarship is for high school seniors, high school graduates, and current post-secondary undergraduate students who plan to enroll full-time in an undergraduate program at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States or Puerto Rico for the entire upcoming academic year.

To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must plan to major in a course of study that focuses on engineering/technology or select design- and business-related areas of study. Eligible majors include Automotive Technology, Chemical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Controls Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Energy Engineering, Engineering Technology, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Information Technology, Manufacturing Engineering, Materials Engineering, …

High School Juniors: Apply now for a $10,000 Nordstrom Scholarship!

Nordstrom will award $10,000 scholarships in 2014 to 80 outstanding high school students and help them achieve their dreams of going to college. The Nordstrom Scholarship recognizes students across the country for their exceptional scholastic achievement and community involvement.

The Nordstrom Scholarship is open to all high school juniors who fulfill the following criteria:

  • Live and attend school in one of the participating 30 states where Nordstrom currently has a full-line store.
  • Have at least a 2.7 GPA (based on a 4.0 scale) throughout high school.
  • Volunteer or participate in community services or extracurricular activities
  • Plan on attending an accredited

Cha-ching! Learning about money can be a real education for kids!

By Beverly Stewart, M.Ed.

Is your child’s weekly allowance money burning a hole in his pocket? Perhaps it’s time to have “the talk” – the money talk, that is!

Even the youngest children will benefit from an age-appropriate discussion about earning and managing money. Of course, this is an ongoing conversation. And, the key is to tailor the lesson to the age of the child, moving on to more complex money issues as the child matures.

Not only is learning about money a crucial life skill, it’s also a relevant way to expand math skills!

Monopoly money

Understanding exactly what …