Archives: November 2011

School as a Society: Emphasizing Accountability Through Building Relationships

  School as a Society is a surprisingly simple concept that imagines our school’s organization as social natural supports to reinforce accountability through family and community relationships. Each teacher and teaching assistant thinks of their class as a family unit and involves students in the development of the classroom to be more like a...

New Mayo Clinic guide helps parents spot teens’ mental disorders

— http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2011/10/28/mayo-teen-depression-toolkit/

A new tool kit to help identify children with mental health disorders was published Friday by Mayo Clinic — The report identifies 11 signs that require immediate action. They include severe mood swings that cause problems in relationships, intense worries or fears that get in the way of daily activities, sadness...