Celebrating Public Domain

For the first time in 20 years, new— or rather, old— published works have entered the U.S. public domain.

What does this mean? Well, consider some burning questions.

Like how much of the poem “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” by Robert Frost can a teacher publish in a commercial instructional text?

Could a choir sing “Yes! We Have No Bananas” without licensing agreements?

Could a theatre ensemble produce Willis Richardson’s “The Chip Woman’s Fortune“— the first Broadway play produced by an African-American author?

Yes, we were wondering, just like you. 😊

The answer to all …

How to support your child with homework

Is homework a struggle for your child?  Most of us remember homework as part of our own learning experience, but not all of those memories are fond.

You might remember slaving away over a research paper while your friends were having fun, or lower grades when you missed turning in a homework assignment. You might also remember discovering the key to a challenging math problem during independent practice, or discovering a passion through learning what you liked to spend the most time on.

Believe it or not, teachers don’t assign homework because they enjoy it. Most genuinely believe that homework

Standardized test, exam prep and study skills instructors needed at Back to Basics Learning Dynamics in Wilmington, Delaware!

SAT Critical Reading/Writing and Math: High school level students. Weekday evenings and weekends needed. Wilmington area. MUST HAVE MINIMUM OF BACHELOR’S DEGREE AND EXPERIENCE SPECIFICALLY WITH SAT CONTENT AND STATEGIES. 1-on-1 instruction

Study Skills Instructors: Study skills instructors needed. Part time. Minimum of bachelors degree and 2 years teaching/tutoring experience, exclusive of practicum, student teaching and substituting. New Castle County and So. Chester County, PA areas. Middle/High school levels

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Now Hiring! Administrative Assistant position open at Back to Basics Learning Dynamics, Wilmington, Delaware location

Back to Basic Learning Dynamics, the tri-state area’s premiere one-on-one tutoring and full service educational facility, now has an opening for an Administrative Assistant. Opening is available for a 25-hour a week position at the end of May. This is a long-term position with lots of variety. Applicants should possess:

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Pleasant phone manner
  • Outstanding organizational abilities
  • Previous experience as an administrative assistant, secretary or in a clerical position

For more information, please contact Marianne Fitch at 302-594-0754.

For 25 years, Back to Basics in Wilmington, Delaware has been recognized as the

The play’s the thing! Back to Basics Learning Dynamics thespians are a hit in Wilmington, Delaware!

For 25 years, Back to Basics in Wilmington, Delaware has been recognized as the area’s undisputed leader in one-on-one tutoring. In addition, the firm offers a unique Delaware private school for grades K-12 and a Private Business and Trade School for adults. Back to Basics is the 2010 Better Business Bureau Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics.