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20 Ways You’ll Use Fractions & Decimals In Your Daily Life

Why do I have to learn fractions and decimals? It’s a common refrain in every classroom, among students of all ages. And the adult students working towards an HSE are no exception. Of course, there’s one BIG reason you need to learn fractions (or any other subject on the HSE
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Tutoring Provides Redemption for Cleveland Man

At Seeds, we often ask our tutors to imagine their way into the lives of our students. Michael Gingerich doesn’t have to. Gingerich started tutoring at Seeds’ West Side location in early 2016. He’d grown up in the Clark-Fulton neighborhood, so it was something of a homecoming for him. More
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How to Register and Enroll as a Student at Seeds of Literacy

  Registration. Orientation. Enrollment. At Seeds, those words essentially mean the same thing – to get you into the FREE tutoring program and on the path to earning your high school equivalency (GED®, TASC®, or HiSET®). Here’s how it works. WHERE do I register / enroll? Registration is done in
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How To Reach Big Goals With Lists of Small Tasks

~Capital “G” Goals~ At Seeds of Literacy, our adult students come in with a pretty big, capital G Goal: to earn their high school equivalency. But when that doesn’t happen right away, some get frustrated. They fail to see all that they HAVE achieved because all they see is the
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Success Story: Mother Breaks the Cycle By Achieving HSE

Rosemarie dropped out of school in the 10th grade and her mother’s education ended at 4th. She knew that if she wanted to break the cycle for her children, she had to make a change. “You need to believe in yourself,” she said. “If you don’t, who will?” Rosemarie knows
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Award-Winning Playwright Eric Coble Speaks to Seeds Book Club

After spending the last few weeks reading Eric Coble’s collection of short ten-minute plays, Ten Minutes From Cleveland, the members of the Seeds Book Club were lucky enough to get a visit from the playwright himself on Wednesday, May 2. Similar to his plays, Eric’s kindness, humility, and humor awed
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5 Ways Seeds Is Different from Other Programs

Seeds is not like a regular classroom. Think back to the last school you were in. Small desks. Uncomfortable chairs. A chalkboard or dry erase board. And of course, don’t forget a single teacher at the front of the room. Maybe you liked the teacher — but probably didn’t —
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