Mining Journalhttp://www.miningjournal.netTop Headlinesen-usMon, 6 Jul 2015 22:44:12 EDTMon, 6 Jul 2015 22:44:12 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssBEAUTIFUL musichttp://www.miningjournal.net/page/content.detail/id/621674.htmlMARQUETTE - Janis Peterson became a music teacher, not only because she had loved music her whole life, but because she saw the powerful impact studying music can have on a developing mind, she said.Wed, 1 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTSummer writing can be great funhttp://www.miningjournal.net/page/content.detail/id/621676.htmlThere are many fun ways for families to help children get ready for reading and writing at school and practice their skills during the summer. The interest in self-expression through talking and drawing begins at a very early age.Wed, 1 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTChallengeshttp://www.miningjournal.net/page/content.detail/id/621223.htmlMARQUETTE - Summer is in full swing, which means it's time for the 2015 Marquette County 4-H Summer Camp. The event will be held on July 7-9 at Clear Lake Education Center, located in the Hiawatha National Forest.Wed, 24 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDTFamilies can enlarge vocabularyhttp://www.miningjournal.net/page/content.detail/id/621224.htmlVocabulary building is another important area where extended families can help prepare young children to be readers and learners. All this starts when children are newborns.Wed, 24 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDTYears into Common Core, teachers lament lack of materialshttp://www.miningjournal.net/page/content.detail/id/621225.htmlThe learning standards were new. The textbooks were not. So curriculum director Tammy Baumann and her team took the books apart, literally.Wed, 24 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDT