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School daze: why teens should lie in

School daze: why teens should lie in | school start times | Scoop.it
More flexible hours are making a difference to students' lives, writes Ainslie MacGibbon.

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I find this source useful because it is easy to understand and it has a lot of sources and studies. It gave many different reasons why school start times should be later. Not only that, but it was appropriate for all grades.

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Matthew Gray's curator insight, November 7, 2013 3:57 PM

Sydney Morning Herald...

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Schools let sleepy teens lie in - New Brunswick - CBC News

Schools let sleepy teens lie in - New Brunswick - CBC News | school start times | Scoop.it
Some school boards in Canada are switching to later start times to help sleepy teens.

Via Teresa McDaniel
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  This article is good it gives opinions and examples from students that school should start later. At the end of the article there are also some links to go to other reliable websites. I thought that the article was really convincing which is something that most articles need to be good. The article made sense to me it had proper language and spelling and lots of evidence that was convincing to start school later.

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Javier Ruiz's curator insight, May 13, 2014 1:15 PM

I chose this is written in age appropriate language.

And it you says    proper grammar and spelling.

pless it aligned with common sense.  

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Delaying School Start Times

Check out these 8 major obstacles to delaying school start times. Learn ho these changes effect you and your children with the National Sleep Foundation.

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I think this source is useful because not only does it have cons, it also has some pros to having later school start times. It is clear and they don't get off topic. The words are simple, so it's easy to understand. They also have a few studies. Although they don't have links, I still think that this source is very useful.

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Matthew Gray's curator insight, November 7, 2013 3:55 PM

The problem with starting later...

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Experts Make a Case for Later School Start Times

Getting adequate sleep is critical to brain development, memory function, and cognitive skills in children and teenagers, experts and advocates tell a symposium in Maryland. Pushing back school start times helps ensure that they get enough rest.

Via Lisa Sayles Kraiza
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  This article is good for the collection because strong opinions are supported with good examples. There is also proper grammar and spelling plus they talk about solutions to start school later which benefits lots of people. The article is written in age appropriate language that everyone can understand and its really detailed and not so plain or extreme.

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Javier Ruiz's curator insight, May 13, 2014 1:16 PM

I chose this article because it has many evidence to why schools should start later. This article is from experts and advocates that know how important rest is for children and teenagers during their learning time. They explain every reason, and say how our mind would work, better, faster, and more apropiatly

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Are exhausted students learning in school?

Are exhausted students learning in school? | school start times | Scoop.it

School start times and teenagers: an obvious problem with an equally obvious solution.


Via Heather Perkinson
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I find this source useful because it shows some of the consequences and has some solutions. It also has some mention of studies. It's easy to understand, isn't very emotional and it also allows you to click on a word or phrase to see more items.

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Teen Sleep Problems and Heart Disease Risk

Does your teenager sleep enough? Experts say teens need about 9 hours of sleep or more per night?less time and youre likely have a sleep deprived teen who i...

Via Terra Ziporyn Snider
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I think this is really good because it has kids telling their experiences. There is a doctor telling research. And there are lots of good examples and information. 

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Should Teenagers Start School Later?

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Could later start times lead to more productive school days?

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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This article is good for the collection because it's age appropriate and it's easy to understand. Also, it has really good evidence and reasons. In addition, the grammar and spelling is good

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Javier Ruiz's curator insight, May 15, 2014 12:43 PM

My description is that schools around the world should start at 8:30 am because that is a time were teens are more active. This gives examples of reasons that parents like to have active children and more attentive in class than sleepy and lazy children. 

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Rockwood High Schools: PLC Late-Start Schedule 2013-2014

During the 2013-2014 school year, all four Rockwood high schools will follow a new late-start schedule. This schedule supports student learning by providing ...
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This article is good because it's from a real school with real staff talking. It says the experience, the pros, and the cons. It says real things they had to change in that school.

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Why Teens Should Sleep In On School Days

Getting up for school was never an easy task. And for teens who need extra sleep, that's especially true. Laci reports on the science that argues all teens s...
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This article is really good because it is narrated by a teen in an understandable voice. It is a video that is convincing and friendly. It also has lots of pictures and good examples.

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Javier Ruiz's curator insight, May 13, 2014 1:32 PM

I chose this one cause she gives reasons for trying to pull back school times.

I also like it cause she proves that it also happens to her.

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Parents Of Sleep-Deprived Teens Push For Later School Start Times - NPR (blog)

Parents Of Sleep-Deprived Teens Push For Later School Start Times - NPR (blog) | school start times | Scoop.it

Parents Of Sleep-Deprived Teens Push For Later School Start Times NPR (blog) A new poll by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health finds that 50 percent of parents of students in high school report a start...


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This article is good for the collection because it's not that complicated to understand and the language is age appropriate. Also, it has some really good evidence and reasons. In addition, it's not long.

 

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Javier Ruiz's curator insight, May 13, 2014 1:28 PM

My description is that this article highly suggests high schools to start at a later time. That means that students are waking up very early and don't have time to brush their teeth and eat breakfast. It also allows for students to do their homework and decreases the amount of car crashes.