Proper education in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — is essential for success!

highschoolSTEM is an acronym standing for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. The desire to keep America as one of the leading nations in technology and scientific breakthroughs has created a push toward creating STEM schools. And although our economy has been somewhat unsteady in the past few years, science and engineering jobs are growing 70% faster than other positions. That means with the proper education and training, future students will be ready to jump into the employment pool.

President Barack Obama has realized the importance of STEM education. In November 2009, he made public the kickoff of several nationwide programs …

Just what is Back to Basics?

20thToday, Back to Basics Learning Dynamics is a vibrant, full-service educational facility serving the diverse educational needs of over 11,000 students in Delaware, Maryland, and Pennsylvania, in their homes, schools, and the Center. The area’s leader in 1-on-1 tutoring for pre-K through college-age students and adults, Back to Basics provides instruction in 60+ subjects, the most comprehensive range of subjects available. And, Back to Basics’ students are taught by over 90 experienced professionals with Bachelor, Master, and Doctorate degrees.

The firm’s beginnings, however, were significantly more humble. As a teacher, Beverly Stewart had a vision of reaching every student. Her …

To 10 Ways to Win the Homework Battle

1. Schedule a consistent time – non –negotiable. Schedule the duration (elem ~ ¼ – ½ – 1 hour). Help child prioritize if necessary.

2. Even if no homework, have them do something academic in that time frame each day (review, read, practice words or math facts). It sets a routine/habit of studying.

3. Set a permanent homework spot, where all supplies are located (or have all in a container that “travels” with the child in the house, but to same spot).

4. Let your child see you read, and learn.

5. Help only when necessary, and recognize the parts …