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Ask Marcy and Jackie: Should I Cosign a Loan for Private Vocational School?

Marcy Winograd | Posted 05.25.2014 | College
Marcy Winograd

Each week Marcy Winograd and Jackie Hirtz, educators with over 20 years of experience working with students from elementary to high school, will answer your questions regarding reading strategies, essay writing, homework habits and math challenges

Ask Marcy and Jackie: Should I Put My Daughter in a Special Ed Class?

Marcy Winograd | Posted 05.11.2014 | Education
Marcy Winograd

We suggest you and your daughter visit the special day classes on your high school campus to see what you think. Do the students have access to the common core curriculum or are they doing drill-and-kill worksheets every day? Find out.

Ask Marcy and Jackie: In Conclusion... What?!

Marcy Winograd | Posted 04.27.2014 | Education
Marcy Winograd

Students are not supposed to pull a rabbit out of a hat or mention something entirely new in the last paragraph. The conclusion is a restatement of the thesis -- the claim (opinion on a topic that can be supported with evidence from the text) plus a little analysis.

Dear Marcy and Jackie: Don't Pay for Grades

Marcy Winograd | Posted 04.14.2014 | Education
Marcy Winograd

Parents of children who've participated in the R.E.A.D. dog program report that their children's reading level jumps and, best of all, their children love books and look forward to reading. Let us know how reading to the cats works out for you and your son.

Dear Marcy and Jackie: LOL Is Not Cool!

Marcy Winograd | Posted 04.06.2014 | Education
Marcy Winograd

Each week Marcy Winograd and Jackie Hirtz, educators with over 20 years of experience working with students from elementary to high school, will answer your questions regarding reading strategies, essay writing, homework habits and math challenges.

Dear Marcy and Jackie: I Didn't Mean to Eavesdrop

Marcy Winograd | Posted 03.29.2014 | Education
Marcy Winograd

Each week Marcy Winograd and Jackie Hirtz, educators with over 20 years of experience working with students from elementary to high school, will answe...

Dear Marcy and Jackie: I Ache for My Daughter

Marcy Winograd | Posted 03.24.2014 | Education
Marcy Winograd

Each week Marcy Winograd and Jackie Hirtz, educators with over 20 years of experience working with students from elementary to high school, will answe...

Dear Marcy and Jackie: Whose Homework Is It Anyway?

Marcy Winograd | Posted 03.12.2014 | Los Angeles
Marcy Winograd

Two educators with over 20 years of experience working with students answer your questions regarding reading strategies, essay writing, homework habits and math challenges.

Dear Marcy and Jackie

Marcy Winograd | Posted 03.05.2014 | Los Angeles
Marcy Winograd

Co-authored by Jackie Hirtz Each week, Marcy Winograd and Jackie Hirtz, educators with over 20 years of experience working with students from element...

10 Back to School Tips for Parents of Tweens

Marcy Winograd | Posted 11.05.2012 | Parents
Marcy Winograd

The key question to ask yourself as a parent is "How can I empower my tween?"