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BAM! Radio Network-WTEA HOST: Rae Pica TOPIC: Sleepy Students: What Is a Teacher to Do? GUESTS: Dr. James Maas, author of Sleep for Success and latest book, Sleep to Win! Leading authority and international consultant on sleep and performance and past Professor and Chairman of Psychology at Cornell University. Dr. Mary Sheedy Kurcinka, Ed.D, Director of Author of Raising Your Spirited Child and Sleepless in America. Phenomenal educator Joan Young @flourishingkids and me @cybraryman1.

Teacher Notes

When I had sleepy students in my class I tried to find the reasons.  Some students had to take care of younger siblings while a parent worked at night, others were on medications and still others stayed up late watching movies or playing games.  In my teaching I stressed the need for adequate sleep, proper nutrition and exercise.

Parents please have your children turn off all of their devices and try to make sure they get enough sleep so they can function optimally during the school day.

Child Sleep: Recommended Hours For Every Age

Sleep Problems: Your Child: University of Michigan Health System

Six big kid sleep problems -

Helping Kids Get Enough Sleep: Tips to Share With Parents

Bedtime battles

Make Your Kid's Bedtime Battle-Free

Refusing to nap

Toddler Sleep Index

Put the Kids to Bed! (Women Today)

Gifted Children and Sleep - Tips to Help Your Gifted Child Fall Asleep

Sleepless Gifted Children

Yes, it is true I do not sleep much.  My mind is constantly in motion.  So many things to learn and pages to make!





Why sleep is important and what happens when you don't get enough - APA

The Importance of Sleep | NIH MedlinePlus the Magazine

Sleep and the Teenage Brain

Schools Are Slow to Learn That Sleep Deprivation Hits Teenagers Hardest - The New York Times @UpshotNYT

Teen sleep: State to study health issues and school start times - The Washington Post

Helping Kids Sleep Better - The Overlooked Key to School Success | Michele Borba

Let Them Sleep: AAP Recommends Delaying Start Times of Middle and High Schools to Combat Teen Sleep Deprivation

The Importance of Sleep - CMS SChools

Later Start Times in High Schools Would Help Student Performance | Edu in Review Blog

How Much Sleep Do I Need?

Discovery Health "Is sleep that important?"

Sleep Disorders in Children: Symptoms and Treatments

Teenage sleep patterns: Why school should start later. - Slate Magazine

Diagnosing the Wrong Deficit -

Sleep and Memory | Healthy Sleep

5 Ideas for Better Sleep

5 Best iPhone apps to help you sleep

Technology: 5 Ways To Reboot Yourself

Importance of Sleep : Six Reasons Not to Scrimp on Sleep - Harvard Health Publications