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Nap Time Boosts Learning, Studies Say

Friday, December 21, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Karen Hartenstein
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For schools looking for ways to squeeze in more instructional time for young learners, preschool and kindergarten nap time can be a tempting target.

But emerging sleep research suggests cutting out the afternoon snooze can come at the expense of some children's longer-term ability to remember what they learn.

Children rest during nap time at a preschool in Hughes, Ark. New research finds that naps help many young children remember what they are learning in school.    Read More>>>


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