Blog : Adult Education


Seeds of Literacy’s Kinsman Road Location Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

Seeds of Literacy’s Kinsman Road location, known affectionately as “Seeds East,” had its fifth anniversary in September, but the official celebration was held Nov. 21. The “birthday party” for Seeds East included cake, doughnuts, fruit, party favors, a scavenger hunt and of course, singing happy birthday to the site. You
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Three Tips to Overcome Math Anxiety on Test Day

What is Math Anxiety? Many people seem to quiver at the thought of doing math. And it’s not just in school. Children and adults alike are faced with numerous situations wherein they have to deal with math. After all, mathematics is a skill that people have to use throughout their
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What It Means to Be an Adult Literacy Advocate

By Jennifer Vecchiarelli In November 2018, Kara Krawiec became the first ever ProLiteracy Hero. Kara is an adult literacy advocate  who is the East site coordinator at Seeds of Literacy in Cleveland, Ohio, an organization that provides personalized education to empower adults to succeed in their communities. There are over
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High School Equivalency Credentials: A Closer Look at the TASC®

If you didn’t finish high school, you can still demonstrate that you have the same skills and knowledge as a high school graduate through a test. This test is called a high school equivalency (HSE) credential. For many years, Ohio only offered the GED® exam, but in 2017, the Ohio
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Seeds Tutor Reflects On 13 Years Of Making Learning Personal

By Mark Yanochko Tutoring students at Seeds of Literacy has enriched my life, far beyond the satisfaction I receive from the work I do on Thursday mornings. Although helping students learn is the main reason I tutor, my experiences have included personal interactions that extend far beyond the lessons. When
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5 Tips for Writing a First Draft

~ Drafting: The Second Step in the Writing Process ~ You’ve had the idea. You’ve gathered your thoughts. You’ve done some great prewriting. What’s the next step in the writing process? Once you have done some prewriting and compiled all your thoughts, the task is simply to write. That might
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