Stop texting and driving… and you could win a $10,000 college scholarship!

Thumb WarsTexting behind the wheel is 6 TIMES more likely to cause a car accident than driving drunk. Buzzkill.

But good news: your thumbs can bring texting and driving to a screeching halt. Here’s how:

1. Order two (free!) pairs of Thumb Socks (yep, lil’ socks for your thumbs).

2. Keep one pair of Thumb Socks, share the other with a friend, and remind them not to text and drive.

3. Submit a pic of you and your friend rocking your Socks. You’ll enter to win a $10,000 scholarship!

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Back to Basics

Back to Basics’ Growth Spurs Hiring Needs for Teachers, Tutors and Translators in Delaware

Cute little boy with bookBack to Basics serves the needs of a wide range of students with instruction in more than 60 subjects. Whether a student is pre-kindergarten through college age, or older adult, ou
r philosophy of building skills and confidence remains the same

Since 1985, the tutors at Back to Basics have been helping students reach their full academic potential. We work with remedial, special education, and enrichment students. In addition, we work with major corporations and small businesses doing interpretation/translation and teaching employees English as a second language (ESL), time management, writing, foreign languages, and other skills vital in today’s business

OMG! Can u do it? May 31 is National Speak in Complete Sentences Day!

LOGO_medium (1)Slang and text speak is fun… for a while. But, on May 31 you are challeged to speak in complete sentences. That means no fragments and no run on sentences. And, while you’re at it, speak in complete words, too!

According to author Jace Shoemaker-Galloway of The Examiner, Speak in Complete Sentences Day, is an annual holiday that reminds us of the importance of proper writing and speaking skills. While the origins of this holiday are unknown, a frustrated language or speech teacher probably came up with the idea!

Celebrating 30 years of excellence in education!

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K-9th grade students can win $20,000 through the Afterschool Awards. Deadline is June 30!

AfterSchoolAwards_TwitterIconNow through June 30, students in grades K-9 can enter to win win up to $20,000 in scholarships through the Afterschool Awards Scholarship Contest.

The Afterschool Awards recognize elementary and junior high students for outstanding achievement in afterschool activities.

Enter the contest at afterschoolawards.com in one of these four categories: science, music & arts, sports or community service for a chance to win! ENTER by June 30, 2015

Celebrating 30 years of excellence in education!

Back to Basics Learning Dynamics is the undisputed leader in 1-on-1 tutoring in Delaware and southeastern Pennsylvania for over 60 subjects. The company offers a

Planning an international vacation this summer? Brush up on those language skills… or learn an entirely new one!

LOGO_medium (1)Ready to explore the world this summer? Back to Basics offers professional, degreed instructors in 20 foreign languages, at all levels. From traditional Spanish, French and German, to Italian, Portuguese and Mandarin Chinese, Back to Basics teaches adults 1-on-1.

Foreign languages available include:
Arabic
Bengali
Chinese
Creole
Farsi
French
German
Greek
Gujarati
Hebrew
Hindi
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Latin
Portuguese
Russian
Spanish
Turkish
Vietnamese

Celebrating 30 years of excellence in education!

Back to Basics Learning Dynamics is the undisputed leader in 1-on-1 tutoring in Delaware and southeastern Pennsylvania for over 60 subjects. The company offers a unique Department of Education-approved 1-on-1