In this occasional feature, we’ll be sharing profiles of some of our outstanding tutors. 

The first thing you notice about Margie Speer is that she sparkles.

As she shares enthusiastic stories about her work in education and her family, it’s easy to see that she’s high energy, 

It’s easy to hear how her experiences shaped her passion for math.

And it’s easy to see why she would inspire students to love learning.

She’s made that difference as a tutor for Back to Basics since 2011.

Speer’s background is not the traditional path for an educator. Her degree is in mechanical

Christopher K. Smith Memorial Scholarship for future teachers in Delaware; Deadline is March 28

Delaware’s professional educators – the 12,000 members of the Delaware State Education Association – are offering a $1,000 cash scholarship in order to help a future teacher enter today’s most rewarding, critical, and challenging profession.

The members of DSEA invite all Delaware high school seniors graduating from a public school, who intend to pursue a career in teaching, to apply for this DSEA scholarship.

The recipient is expected to pursue a four-year college degree leading to a Delaware teacher certificate and teach in a public school, preferably in Delaware, for at least one year. Recipient must be employed for one …

It’s time to register for K-12 summer school and classes at Back to Basics Learning Dynamics in Wilmington, Delaware!

Did you know that Back to Basics Learning Dynamics is in full operation during the summer months? Summer is an ideal time to build confidence and maintain or strengthen basic skills, or get a head start for the next school year!

Students may take a course, one-on-one, at Back to Basics for state-approved credit during the summer in place of going to summer school (1st-12th), build critical math skills, or prep for the SAT. Or, students can use this time to reinforce language arts or math skills, or prepare for High School Entrance Exams or PSAT/SAT tests in a one-on-one …

Elementary and high school level Spanish teachers needed at Wilmington, Delaware location

Part-time Spanish teachers needed. Daytime hours. Wilmington, Delaware location. Elementary and high school levels.


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 (National Teachers Exam) (if you took the exam)

•             Evaluations from student teaching or …

Back to Basics Learning Dynamics Wilmington, Delaware location has immediate opening for new receptionist position

Back to Basics is growing again! Back to Basics Learning Dynamics is searching for a part-time front desk receptionist/secretary to add to our team. Requirements and details are as follows:

  • Part-time receptionist/secretary at front desk.
  • Monday-Thursday from 12:00-6:00.
  • Related experience required.
  • Must be joyful and people-oriented, with strong work  ethic and organizational skills.

Long-term commitment preferred. Send resume to . No phone calls, please.

For 26 years, Back to Basics in Wilmington, Delaware has been recognized as the area’s undisputed leader in one-on-one tutoring.