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Back to Basics Learning Dynamics --› Quick Tips
1-on-1 tutoring, 60+ subjects, ages 3-103, and Dept of Ed-approved Private School.
- 1300 Paper Mill Rd, Newark, Delaware 19711
- 6 Stone Hill Rd, Wilmington, Delaware 19803

Brandywine Academic Services
Premier Tutoring for Delaware Students
1002 Stonewood Rd, Wilmington, DE 19810

Educational Service
Providing education and service with integrity to students of all ages in Wilmington since 1935.
1701 Augustine Cutoff, Suite 11, Wilmington, Delaware 19803

Homebound Unlimited
Homebound Unlimited is providing services that is more than tutoring.
P.O. Box, Bear, Delaware 19701

Kumon of Bear & Hockessin
Math and Reading - Junior Kumon to 12th grade
- 540 Eden Circle, Eden Square Shopping Center, Bear, Delaware 19701
- 134 Lantana Dr, Lantana Shopping Center, Hockessin, Delaware 19707

Kumon of Wilmington
After school math & reading program for children from pre-k to High School. We provide outstanding education and academic excellence.
127 Kirkwood Square, Wilmington, Delaware 19808

The Reading Clinic, Inc.
Intervention is prevention. Learning shouldn't hurt.
1400 People's Plaza, Suite 127, Newark, DE 19102

Mathnasium
Math Tutoring
5221 West Woodmill Drive, Wilmington, DE 19808

Oxford Learning Centers
4838 Limestone Road, Wilmington, Delaware 19808

Plus Plus Tutoring
Proudly helping students succeed.
Kirkwood Hwy, Wilmington, DE 19808

Reading Assist Institute
Community Service Bldg, 100 W. 10th St, Suite 910, Wilmington, DE 19801

Shute Tutoring Services
Tutoring for elementary, middle and high school. Certified teacher.
111 Stuyvesant Ave, New Castle, Delaware 19720

Sylvan Learning Center
530 Peoples Plaza, Newark, DE 19702


Sussex County

Academic Connections Tutoring
We tutor all grades K-12 with one-on-one tutoring in your home.
Ocean View, Delaware 19970

Club Z! In-Home Tutoring
In-Home tutoring offers private, individualized tutors to students throughout Sussex County.
20200 Coastal Hwy, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

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Tutoring Advice from the Experts

What exactly are study skills? If your child has struggled in school, this is likely a catch phrase that has been bandied about by well-meaning teachers and administrators, but never fully explained.

Study skills are simply a collection of techniques that children can use to become more successful in school, and ultimately, in life. Best of all, study skills can be learned. So take heart!

First, your child needs to get organized. Sounds simple? For some children, organization is intuitive. For others – those who lose completed homework in the depths of a chaotic locker or repeatedly forget upcoming assignments – getting organized appears overwhelming.

How parents can help: Organization starts with establishing a daily routine for your child. Setting up a dedicated work area and keeping supplies close at hand can make a dramatic difference for kids who have a hard time getting started.

Creating a “work system” is also a key component. Whether it’s a three ring binder for all homework, a list for upcoming tests, or a computer system with backup for projects -- the system that works best is the system that fits your child.

Next, time management needs to be improved. How many of us have a child that is chronically running late – consistently underestimating the amount of time needed for everything from getting ready in the morning to walking home from a friend’s house? Or a child who takes on so many projects or activities that they are all completed hastily – or sometimes, not at all?

How parents can help: Improving time management means learning two important concepts: setting goals and planning ahead.

Have your child set the goal – maybe handing in a report one day early for extra credit. Then take that goal and plan ahead. How much work needs to be done each night in order to complete the task? Ask your child, “What happens if you have another commitment during the allotted time?” If your child builds in fail-safes you’ll avoid the all too familiar “9:00-the-night-before-the-project-is-due-wail – but I need poster board!”

Setting up a calendar is another easy way to keep track of completion goals. And, posting the calendar in a highly visible spot stops procrastinators from “forgetting” about upcoming deadlines.

Finally, there are specialized study skills – like note taking tips, learning how to make an outline, or reading for meaning -- that can all be incredibly helpful, especially as your child reaches increasingly challenging high school and college level work.

How parents can help: If your child is still struggling in school, despite improved organization and time management, many schools teach very specific strategies, with emphasis on elements such as review and repetition, mnemonic devices, word association, charting and visual emphasis.


About the Author: Beverly Stewart, M.Ed. is President and Director of Back to Basics Learning Dynamics, Inc., the area leader in 1-on-1 tutoring and small group instruction for children and adults since 1985. Back to Basics is also a Department of Education approved private school for K-12, Business and Trade School for adults and supplier of translating and interpreting services for schools, businesses and government. Email Beverly at beverly [at] backtobasicslearning.com, call her at (302) 594-0754 or visit on the web at www.backtobasicslearning.com
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