Mining Journalhttp://www.miningjournal.netTop Headlinesen-usMon, 6 Jul 2015 22:44:12 EDTMon, 6 Jul 2015 22:44:12 EDT music - 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 fun 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 EDTChallenges - 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 vocabulary 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 materials 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