SAT, GRE, PRAXIS, GED? Educational testing definitions you need to know!

SAT-LogoACT is a college readiness assessment standardized test for high school achievement and college admissions in the United States produced by ACT, Inc. It was first administered in 1959 by Everett Franklin Lindquist as a competitor to the College Board’s Scholastic Aptitude Test, now the SAT Reasoning Test.

ASVAB or Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery is a multiple choice test, administered by the United States Military Entrance Processing Command, used to determine qualification for enlistment in the United States Armed Forces. It is often offered to American high school students when they are in the 10th, 11th and 12th grade, …

The Spirit of Innovation Challenge deadline is October 24

conrad-foundation-spirit-of-innovation-challengeThe Spirit of Innovation Challenge provides an opportunity for teams of students to create commercially viable products or services to address issues of global sustainability for the benefit of humanity. This annual competition is free and available to students, ages 13-18, from around the world.

Teens are invited to “Get Your Genius On” in the Conrad Foundation’s Spirit of Innovation Challenge.  Teams from afterschool programs, science clubs, homeschool organizations and charter schools are also encouraged to participate.

Deadline for the 2013-2014 one-page abstract qualification round is October 24.  For more information, visit The Spirit of Innovation Challenge.

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Immediate job opening for qualified Spanish teacher, Wilmington, Delaware

apple-full2Back to Basics Learning Dynamics is currently hiring a qualified, part-time Spanish teacher. Immediate opening  for K-5th teacher, Monday through Friday, 8:30-12:30, for the entire 2013-2014 school year. Must have minimum Bachelor’s Degree and classroom teaching experience.

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 …

The next SAT test date is less than a month away. Are you ready?

satMost students take the SAT and SAT Subject Tests during their junior or senior year of high school. And, at least half of all students take the SAT twice — in the spring as a junior and in the fall as a senior — in an effort to improve their scores.

The next SAT test date is October 5! Students can register for the SATs at College Board  but the real question is… are you ready?

If you need help preparing for the SAT Test, Back to Basics Learning Dynamics can help with 1-on-1 tutoring in your area of need. …

Own a piece of history! There’s still time to win pieces of the world record breaking LEGO Tower!

Lego-TowerRed Clay Consolidated School District is making available small chunks of the LEGO Tower that broke the Guinness World Record for tallest ever constructed, to benefit local schools.

On Aug. 19, 2013 hundreds gathered at John Dickinson High School to witness Superintendent Merv Daugherty top off the 11-story tower and break the record. The tower was dismantled several days later, with plans to donate the more than 500,000 tiny plastic bricks it took to build the 112 foot structure.

At district Back to School Open Houses, schools are selling $1 raffle tickets for a chance to win the labeled pieces. …