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Pure Imagination & Adult Literacy

  Anything you want to, do it Want to change the world? There’s nothing to it – “Pure Imagination” by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley    Each year, Seeds of Literacy hosts Sowing Seeds of Hope, our brunch and auction marquee fundraiser. This year’s Sowing Seeds of Hope, which will
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Seeds Shares “Common Ground” with Cleveland Foundation

Seeds of Literacy was invited by the Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards to join them in Common Ground, a one-day initiative by the Cleveland Foundation to bring people all over Cuyahoga County together “to communicate and connect in order to build a stronger, safer and more dynamic home.” Since 1935, the Anisfield-Wolf
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2017 GED® Graduation & Volunteer Appreciation Dinner [Photos]

Seeds of Literacy proudly celebrated its 2016-2017 GED® graduates and committed volunteers on June 28th at our annual Graduation & Volunteer Appreciation Dinner. It was an honor to recognize Seeds of Literacy’s 25 GED graduates, as well as those students making amazing progress by passing sections of the GED test
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Family Fun at Seeds East Open House

Seeds of Literacy hosted Summer Jam: A Seeds East Open House on Saturday, with face-painting, ice cream, music, expert bubble-blowing, poetry, and more. Great fun for kids, while adults got to tour our GED® classroom and learn about free tutoring available in the Mt. Pleasant neighborhood of Cleveland’s east side.
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Learning disabilities may affect adult learners.

How Do I Get Accommodations for the GED® Test?

A few months ago, GED Testing Service (the group that owns the GED® test) changed the way a person applies for test accommodations. The process can be a little tricky, so here’s a breakdown of what you need to know about GED test accommodations.   What are test accommodations? Accommodations
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With diverse adult students, inclusiveness is a priority for Seeds of Literacy.

Breaking Grammar: Our Values in Language

I’ve written most of the posts here since Seeds of Literacy’s blog launched over a year ago, and the whole time I’ve been waiting for someone to call me out on something, like I’ve been harboring a fugitive. Well, no more hiding. It’s time I turn in my grammar outlaw.
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Support Seeds at Luca Italian Cuisine

Indulge in the sunny cuisine of Italy without leaving the banks of the Cuyahoga! Kick off Seeds of Literacy’s 20th Anniversary by joining a select group of Seeds’ Friends at Luca Italian Cuisine. Savor five courses of decadent delight and wine pairings in an intimate setting with one of the
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Margo Hudson, a Seeds of Literacy GED grad, continues to earn praise for her dedication to adult education and literacy in Cleveland

Seeds Grad Named One of Cleveland’s Most Interesting for 2017

Cleveland Magazine’s annual list of the city’s most interesting people includes Seeds of Literacy GED® grad and volunteer tutor Margo Hudson! Named one of the year’s most interesting for her commitment to earning her GED credential and her many achievements that followed — like being invited to participate at last summer’s
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A GED student works in class.

Getting it Write: 5 Tips to Help Students with Composition

With the GED® exam featuring both an extended response (i.e. an argumentative essay) and a short response, writing is an essential skill for GED students to have. However, many adult students struggle with how to approach writing and the process of breaking down the steps. So how can you help
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GED graduate Margo Hudson tutors a student at Seeds of Literacy on Cleveland's west side.

Seeds Grad & Tutor Margo Spotlighted on WKYC [Video]

Literacy can change your life. That’s the message Margo Hudson, a Seeds of Literacy GED® graduate and current volunteer tutor, shares with everyone she meets. Danielle Wiggins, of Cleveland’s WKYC – Channel 3, heard Margo’s message and profiled her for “Rising,” a weekly segment that spotlights people who overcame adversity
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