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What is Prewriting and How Is It Done?

~ The First Stage of the Writing Process ~ Too often we assume that writing happens instantaneously and without much thought; however, the important thing to remember is that writing takes time. (And usually a lot of planning.) Prewriting is the first, and some say the most important, stage of
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Seeds Appears On Cleveland’s 43 Focus with Harry Boomer [Video]

In December, Christopher Richards (Site Coordinator, Seeds West) and Dr. Carmine Stewart (President, Aspire Consulting & Educational Services) appeared on Cleveland’s 43 Focus with Harry Boomer. The pair highlighted the critical issue of adult illiteracy in Cleveland. They also discussed changes to the adult education landscape, and how the Cleveland
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Case Western Reserve University Students Tutor at Seeds

Case Western Reserve University Students Tutor Adult Learners at Seeds

Tuesday nights are stacked, tutor-wise, at Seeds East. That’s because Seeds East has been the beneficiary of four weekly tutors from Case Western Reserve University (Case). Working in a service program through the Center for Civic Engagement and Leadership (CCED), these Case students are just the most recent to volunteer
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Tutor Spotlight

Tutor Spotlight: Connecting with Adult Learners Through Math

“People think you need to be a teacher or retired educator to tutor here, but you don’t,” Dolores Kirn says of the common misconception about volunteers at Seeds. Tutors just need to have patience, compassion, a desire to help, and at least a high school equivalent. “I’m terrible at English,”
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