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Wade, C. (2019, July 29). Experts say later school start times better for children. Retrieved July 30, 2019.
Later school start times would help improve students’ performance and overall well-being, says Leann McAllister, executive director of the Nevada chapter of the American Academy
Scott, K. (2019, July 22). Yoga summer program teaches mindfulness in South Jersey. Retrieved July 26, 2019.
A 13-year-old student in New Jersey says her participation in a yoga club at school has helped her learn “how to calm my emotions and
Anzilotti, E. (2019, July 23). This nonprofit brings yoga to low-income schools to help students de-stress. Retrieved July 26, 2019.
National nonprofit Yoga Foster offers an online course that provides teachers the basics needed to lead yoga and facilitate lessons to increase productivity and lower
Sparks, S. D. (2019, June 18). Camp Giving Vulnerable Students an Academic ‘Home’ for the Summer. Retrieved July 2, 2019.
While many students eagerly count down the last few days of the school year, the start of summer break is a more anxious prospect for
Anderson, J. (2019, June 22). The scientific effort to protect babies from trauma before it happens. Retrieved July 1, 2019.
For nearly 30 years, Javier Aceves worked as a pediatrician in Albuquerque, New Mexico, focusing primarily on disadvantaged families. His approach was holistic: along with
Pearson, E. (2019, June 17). End of school year can be start of ‘summertime anxiety’ for some kids. Retrieved July 1, 2019.
The unstructured nature of summer break can cause anxiety among some students, says Sasha Zagoloff, a clinical child psychologist with University of Minnesota Health. In
Mansfield, B. (2019, June 08). Irregular Bedtime leads to worse behavior & slower development! Retrieved July 1, 2019.
Constant routine & regular bedtimes for kids and adults is extremely important. Going to bed at 8:00 one night and 10:00 the next night is
Thompson, C. (2019, June 07). Schools reckon with social stress: ‘I’m on my phone so much’. Retrieved July 1, 2019.
Smartphone-driven social media is one of the main drivers of stress among students, research shows. Now, some schools are taking steps to help reduce students’