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A GED student works in class.

Getting it Write: 5 Tips to Help Students with Composition

With the GED® exam featuring both an extended response (i.e. an argumentative essay) and a short response, writing is an essential skill for GED students to have. However, many adult students struggle with how to approach writing and the process of breaking down the steps. So how can you help
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A GED student works with a tutor at Seeds of Literacy.

4 Reasons Tutors Should Use Mindful Pauses

One of the best things a tutor can do for a student is allow them a quiet moment to mull over lessons and figure out problems. It’s not always easy to do: as social creatures, silences can feel uncomfortable and we itch to say something to fill them in. However,
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A tutor works with a GED student at Seeds of Literacy.

5 Ways to Motivate Adult Learners

For adult learners who are out of the habit of actively learning new things, it can be easy to get discouraged when lessons don’t instantly click. Try these tips with the adults you work with, and watch the spark of motivation carry them through their lessons. 1. Focus on Short-Term
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