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How To Enroll At Seeds During COVID-19

Adult Basic Ed: Free online tutoring for GED®, HiSET® 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® or HiSET®).  During COVID-19, we’ve had to close our
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5 Steps to Using YouTube for Learning (Intern)

When you need to look something up (or you ask Siri or Alexa for help), where does the information come from? Where do you look? What search engine are you using? You may think of Google, Yahoo, Bing but there’s another that you probably didn’t think to check! What about
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Virtual Movie Night Brings Students Together During Social Distancing

In what is being heralded as the best-selling memoir of all time, FLOTUS Michelle Obama wrote that her high school guidance counselor told her she “wasn’t Princeton Material.” Rather than let the opinion of an adult defeat her, the encounter became one of several defining moments in her life. “Obviously, it
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5 Reasons Why Online Tutoring Is Great For You! (Intern)

Seeds has summer interns! This blog is the debut of Baldwin Wallace University student Michael Coles, and is the first in a series about online learning. Due to COVID-19, the world has dramatically changed the way we learn.  Changed –but not STOPPED. This is especially true when we’re strongly motivated
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Virtual Learning Continues With “Online Table” Tutoring

STUDENT PACKETS PROVIDE PICK-ME-UP FOR STAFF Students and tutors last set foot in Seeds of Literacy classrooms more than 7 weeks ago, not knowing how long it would be before they’d see one another again. That day recently arrived in the form of a carefully orchestrated Packet Pick-Up Day. Although
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Seeds Issues a Spine Poem Challenge for National Poetry Month

Last April, we issued a challenge – a challenge to create poetry using only the spines of the books on your shelves. This year, we’re doing it again. Why? Because April is National Poetry Month. Because we all need a little distraction from the global epidemic that’s shaken our reality.
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Tele-Tutoring vs. Video Tutoring

The moment social-distancing became critical, Seeds had to adapt — and quickly! In just one week, the staff put together two options that would allow students to maintain the one-to-one connection that is the hallmark of our program. Let’s take a look at the options and compare them. TELE-TUTORING: Short
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A Change of Direction During Social Distancing

Dear Seeds Family, Over the course of the last two weeks, we’ve seen a significant amount of change unfold as the world, our country, and local communities, have battled with an unprecedented pandemic. Unfortunately, Seeds of Literacy is not immune to its effects. This fiscal year, with the full support
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Seeds Students, Volunteers “Spread the Love” at Service Day

About 25 Seeds of Literacy students, staff and tutors gathered at Seeds East on Kinsman Road on Friday, Feb. 21 to #SpreadTheLoveForSeeds, a service event with the goal of promoting awareness of Seeds of Literacy and student recruitment. The volunteers gave up their Friday morning and took to the streets
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Seeds of Literacy Receives Support From New Community Bible Fellowship

Seeds of Literacy was honored on Jan. 29 with a donation from New Community Bible Fellowship, located in Cleveland Heights and led by Senior Pastor and Founder Pastor Kevin James, along with Executive Director of Ministries Elder Charles Domingue. The gift was made as part of New Community Bible Fellowship’s
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