Mining Journalhttp://www.miningjournal.netTop Headlinesen-usMon, 1 Sep 2014 07:38:45 EDTMon, 1 Sep 2014 07:38:45 EDT Montessori method - This school year will mark the first year of operation for North Star Academy's Montessori classroom.Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTMath skills reorganize kids' brains this Oct. 1 file photo, third grade teacher Melissa Grieshober teaches a math lesson at Silver Lake Elementary School in Middletown, Delaware. Sometime in elementary school, you quit counting your fingers and just know the answer.Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTPressing flowers with kids is fun and fields are full of flowers for a few more weeks. It's a perfect time to teach young children how to press flowers and use them to decorate their own art. Adding a few real flowers makes projects 3D and cheery later in January.Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTRedeemer preschool has openings - Redeemer Lutheran Preschool currently has openings in the 3 year, 4 year and 4/5 year old classes. Children who turn 3 before Dec. 1 and are potty trained may join as soon as they turn .Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTTalking higher ed - The Upper Peninsula's three public university presidents had a common message during a recent taping of WMNU's "Media Meet" - collaboration is key in higher education. The show will air at 6:30 p.m.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT