Blog : Adult Education


2020 Is the Year of Digital Literacy

By William HallalSeeds of Literacy Digital Coordinator At this point, it’s a tired but true observation: you need computers to do a lot of things. You need computer knowledge to send emails, apply for jobs, and even take the GED. Here at Seeds, we want to make sure our students
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New Year, Same Seeds of Literacy

Happy New Year and to our students and tutors, welcome back to school at Seeds of Literacy! This past year has been an exciting transitional year for Seeds of Literacy, finding Seeds in a much different place then in January 2019. This difference is a good thing that will hopefully
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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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