Some ways to stretch our gratitude muscles

Do you keep a gratitude journal?

Over the last few years, gratitude journals have turned into an industry, with a huge variety of custom-made journals available on Amazon, testimonials from Oprah, and guidebooks in the self-help section. Positive psychologists have found that when people actively seek out gratitude in their everyday lives, they are likely to become happier and healthier.

Gratitude expert Robert Emmons notes in his essay “Why Gratitude is Good” that gratitude has two key components. “First,” he writes, “it’s an affirmation of goodness. We affirm that there are good things in the

Back to Basics in Wilmington, Delaware is hiring Creole, Chinese, and Vietnamese interpreters for work during the month of February

Back to Basics Learning Dynamics in Wilmington, Delaware has an immediate need for Creole, Chinese, and Vietnamese interpreters. Work would occur during the month of February.

For more information or to apply please call 302-594-0754 or contact Beverly Stewart beverly@backtobasicslearning.com

Back to Basics Learning Dynamics is the undisputed leader in one-on-one tutoring in Delaware. In addition, the company offers a unique Department of Education-approved K-12 Private School in Wilmington, Delaware and a Delaware Business and Trade Schoolfor ages 16 and older. Back to Basics is the winner of numerous awards for academic and business excellence including the Better

Immediate job opportunities for Elementary Education Tutors at Back to Basics’ Wilmington, Delaware education center

Back to Basics Learning Dynamics is hiring Elementary Education tutors for substantial daytime and after-school work. Immediate openings for this school year. 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:

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November 11-17 is American Education Week. Thank a teacher today!

The National Education Association’s (NEA) 91st American Education Week is November 11-17! The weeklong celebration was created to support America’s youth and the NEA’s annual tagline, “Great Public Schools: A Basic Right and Our Responsibility.”

The National Education Association was one of the creators and original sponsors of American Education Week.
Distressed that 25 percent of the country’s World War I draftees were illiterate and 9 percent were physically unfit, representatives of the NEA and the American Legion met in 1919 to seek ways to generate public support for education.

The first observance of American Education Week occurred December 4-10, …

Mark your calendars! New Castle County College Night is October 23rd!

The New Castle County School Counselors Association will host the 55th Annual College Night on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at the University of Delaware Bob Carpenter Center in Newark, Delaware from 6:30-9:30 pm. The fair is FREE and ample parking is available.

Approximately 150 Colleges and Universities, Nursing Schools, plus Junior and Community Colleges and the Military will be represented. In addition, Business and Trade Schools like Back to Basics Private Business and Trade School will be on hand to discuss entrance requirements, academic programs and to give information about financial aid to students and parents.

Back to Basics Learning …