25 Years

Blog : Adult Learners


Running for (Seeds of) Literacy In Antarctica

What does Seeds of Literacy have to do with what’s commonly known as “The End of the World” in Antarctica? The answer to that question originates four years ago. The Perfect Partnership Margo Hudson (grad, tutor, ambassador, award-winner) works in the United Club at the airport. For the talkative woman
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A Backyard of their Own: Alumni Check-In: Ashley Wilson

“My children can learn the address and we won’t ever have to move again. No sharing backyards, or driveways. This is OUR home,” said Ashley Wilson. She moved into the newly-renovated, two-story, three-bedroom home  —her very first single-family home— in August 2022. “My favorite room in the house is the
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Orientation Changes for Incoming GED Students at Seeds of Literacy

[PRESS RELEASE] Cleveland, OH (7-6-2022) – Seeds of Literacy (Seeds), the FREE one-to-one basic education and GED tutoring program for adults, has made changes to the Orientation process for new students in Northeast Ohio. For 25 years, Seeds has offered educational services to adult learners in the Greater Cleveland area. The change in
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How to Register and Enroll as a Student at Seeds of Literacy

[originally published June 7, 2018. Revised for 2022] New Process Effective July 11, 2022 Registration. Orientation. Enrollment. These are all words that describe the process for joining our FREE tutoring program for the high school equivalency (GED® or HiSET®), or basic adult education. Fill out the Registration form online.  Attend
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[VIDEO] The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

On March 25, 1911, a fire broke out in a bin of fabric scraps on the 8th floor of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York City. That fire led to the deaths of 146 workers and focused attention on the labor abuses that many Americans faced, with working-class women
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Alumni Check-In: Transformation of Paul Mlady

“If every education program was run the same way as Seeds, there’d be no dropout rate in this country. The one-to-one attention, the obvious caring, these are the things that make a huge difference.”  “Some students need more individual attention, and I was one of them, ” said 2017 GED
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[VIDEOS] Black History Month 2022

Seeds Celebrates Just a Few of the Many Achievements of African Americans Check back, we’ll add new videos all month! Can’t wait? Binge our 2021 profiles here. HENRIETTA LACKS How are the cells of a woman who died in the 1950s STILL impacting modern medicine today? The legacy of Henrietta
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[VIDEO] What was Prohibition?

Many people use alcohol to help themselves relax.  But for many others, alcohol damages large parts of their lives.  A pleasant distraction for some is a devastating addiction for others.  This split is what led many people to try banning alcohol entirely, a movement known as Prohibition. Indeed, for a
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[VIDEO] The Wright Brothers

The next time you’re planning a vacation, you might decide to fly to your destination.  These days, most of us take air travel for granted.  But it wasn’t all that long ago that if you needed to get somewhere, your only options were train, horse, or ship. For many people,
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