High school students can earn $25K in science essay competition!

The New Cosmic Frontiers International Science Essay Competition On the Nature of our Universe and its Habitats is open to high school and college students. Its purpose is to inspire students to consider careers in science and to nurture their enthusiasm for the subject, and to engage young minds in creative, intellectual activities essential in scientific endeavors.

Winners will be awarded significant monetary prizes to support their education and given an extraordinary opportunity to meet today’s world-renowned scientists and scholars at a conference and award ceremony, held in Philadelphia, on October 12–13, 2012. The program will include presentations by winners …

Science tutors needed at Back to Basics Learning Dynamics in New Castle County, Delaware

Tutors needed at Back to Basics Learning Dynamics for middle school and high school level sciences. Subjects include physical science, biology, chemistry and physics. Day and evening hours, part-time. Minimum of Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of experience required. Lower New Castle County.


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

•             3 names and phone numbers for professional references

•             Copy of Criminal …

Vision 2015: Year one achievements in Delaware’s education system

Initiated in 2006, the objective of Vision 2015 is to provide a world-class public education for all students in Delaware. Results released from the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) are a factual testament to how urgent the need for reform is in our schools. PISA measures the performance of students in 34 developed countries. The United States’ ranking told a discouraging tale; 14th in reading, 17th in science and 25th in math.

Below are some areas of concentration, why they should be addressed and what has been accomplished within each:

Standards for College and Career Readiness:  Only 35% …

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 …