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

Middle and high school level Spanish tutors needed at Back to Basics’ Wilmington, Delaware Education Center

Spanish tutors needed at the Middle School and High School level. Minimum of bachelor’s degree and 2 years teaching experience exclusive of student teaching, practicum and substituting required.

Application

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 Background check

•             Praxis score (if you took the test)

•             Score from the NTE …

Know an outstanding volunteer or volunteer group in Delaware? Nominate them for the Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Award!

Do you know an outstanding volunteer or volunteer group?  The State Office of Volunteerism is currently accepting nominations for the 2012 Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Awards.   The Office has recently revamped the nomination form and process to make it even easier to nominate your favorite volunteer or group!

If you have any questions, please visit the FAQ page or contact Deborah Vandiver at 255-9878 or

Nominations must be received by August 20, 2012 for consideration.  Or have your nomination reviewed before submission — simply email it to Catherine Fox,

4th Annual “Clifford, BE BIG in Your Community Contest” deadline is June 22

BE BIG™ is a national campaign that invites everyone, big and small, to take action and raise awareness for how Clifford’s BIG Ideas (Share, Be Kind, Help Others, Be a Good Friend, Play Fair, Have Respect, Be Truthful, Believe in Yourself, Work Together and Be Responsible) can make the world a better place.

As part of the BE BIG campaign, the contest will award $10,000 in community grants (one $5,000 grant and five $1,000 grants) to the BIGGEST ideas that best demonstrate Clifford’s BIG Ideas! Scholastic and HandsOn Network will work with the winners to bring their Big Ideas to …

Middle and high school level English tutors needed at Back to Basics’ Wilmington, Delaware educational facility

English tutors needed at the Middle School and High School levels. Minimum of bachelor’s degree and 2 years teaching experience exclusive of student teaching, practicum and substituting required.

Application

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 Background check

•             Praxis score (if you took the test)

•             Score from the NTE …