Do Homeschooled Kids Sleep Better?

Posted By:
Subscribe to Boldsky

Kids who are schooled at home tend to get more sleep according to a new study. This study compared the sleep duration of home schooled kids and children who go to a school. Researchers came to a conclusion that home schooled ones get more sleep.

Do Homeschooled Kids Sleep Better1

As a part of this study, researchers carefully observed the sleep habits of more than 2000 kids in which there were both home schooled ones and kids who attended schools.

Do Homeschooled Kids Sleep Better2

Finally, researchers found that home schooled kids get at least an hour of extra sleep compared to kids who attend school.
Also, the study claims that nearly 45% of teens tend to get less sleep compared to teens who study at home. As teenagers need at least 9 hours of sleep, parents may need to look for ways to help their kids sleep better.

Do Homeschooled Kids Sleep Better3

When kids lose sleep of at least one hour per day, gradually, the cumulative sleep deprivation may affect their learning abilities and grasping power. This may affect their academics and that is why it is good to ensure that kids sleep well.

Do Homeschooled Kids Sleep Better4

Of course, this study doesn't say that all kids must be home schooled but it is more about doing something to ensure that children are sleep deprived.

Read more about: parenting, kids
Story first published: Friday, March 4, 2016, 5:10 [IST]
Please Wait while comments are loading...
Subscribe Newsletter