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2011-03-09 10:53:09

Negatives include inadequate resources, teachers who feel colleagues don't respect them Children in classrooms with inadequate material resources and children whose teachers feel they are not respected by colleagues exhibit more mental health problems than students in classrooms without these issues, finds a new study in the March issue of the Journal of Health and Social Behavior. "Sociologists and other researchers spend a lot of time looking at work environments and how they are linked to...

2011-03-09 08:38:18

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Your child's classroom environment may affect his mental health. A new study shows kids in classrooms with inadequate material resources and with teachers who feel they are not respected by their colleagues exhibit more mental health problems than other students. "I think parents care a lot about their children's mental health -- their emotional and behavioral well-being -- but we, as a society, don't tend to focus on that as an important educational outcome nearly as...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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