ERIC Number: EJ868289
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Dec
Abstractor: As Provided
Sleep: The E-ZZZ Intervention
Bergin, Christi A.; Bergin, David A.
Educational Leadership, v67 n4 p44-47 Dec 2009
Research has shown that students who do not get enough sleep are more likely to misbehave in school and have lower academic achievement than their peers with healthy sleeping habits. In this article, Christi A. Bergin and David A. Bergin share research into students' sleep habits and conclude that helping students get adequate sleep has potential to raise academic achievement. They encourage teachers to talk with parents when students show signs of sleep deprivation. They also recommend that school eliminate late-night activities, ensure that homework does not require students to stay up late, and consider changing their start time.
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Sleep, Health Behavior, Student Behavior, Children, Adolescents, Age Differences, School Schedules
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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