After School …… 5:00 pm-earliest Homework Time Allotmentarrival from school Preparation: 5:05-5:10 Snacks=5 a)English=minimu English=1 hour minutes m of 5 tasks Filipino=1 hour b)Filipino=10 + > 7:00-7:30 Supper= 30 questions Science= 30 minutes c)Science= @ least mins 5 questions Math(2 d)Math= @ least 5 subjects)=1 hour questions each for Geometry & Makabayan=1 Algebra hour e)Makabayan (Araling Panlipunan; ICT & Total/Average other Time spent for subjects=average HW of 15 Preparation:4 tasks/questions hours & 30 mins
Therefore…If mealtime= 35 minutesHomework prep= 4 ½ hours; thenSleeping time of my kid starts @ 10:00 pmHe wakes up @ 5:45 amHe sleeps @ least 7 hours & 45 minutes daily ( loadsof assignments & projects are given on weekends)
How much sleeping time is needed for teens? According to the American Sleep Disorders Association, the average teenager needs around 9.5 hours of sleep per night, possibly because hormones that are critical to growth and sexual maturation are released mostly during slumber. Researchers at Stanford University found in a study that teenagers require more sleep, by 1 to 2 hours, than do their younger 9- and 10-year-old siblings, who only require about 8 hours of sleep.
Is my son deprived of sleep?Well he is, how about your kid in II-Sycamore?
What is sleep deprivation?A sufficient lack of restorative sleep over a cumulativeperiod so as to cause physical or psychiatric symptoms andaffect routine performances of tasks.(Medical Dictionary)A form of psychological torture inflicted by depriving thevictim of sleep.[Wordnet]Sleep deprivation is a general lack of the necessaryamount of sleep. This may occur as a result of sleepdisorders, active choice or deliberate inducement such asin interrogation or for torture.
How does sleep deprivation affect our teens?Sleep deprivation may be undermining teen health-Lackof sufficient sleep--a rampant problem among teens--appears to put adolescents at risk for cognitive andemotional difficulties, poor school performance,accidents and psychopathology, research suggests.
How does sleep deprivation affect our teens?Too little sleep may cause: Memory problems Depression A weakening of immune system, increasing chance of becoming sick Increase in perception of pain Follow these links please… http://www.websters-online- dictionary.org/definitions/Sleep%20Deprivation http://www.end-your-sleep-deprivation.com/effects-of-sleep- deprivation.html
I hope you are aware of this, specifically…The Rights of Every Filipino Child1. To be free. To have a family who will take care of me.2. It is my right to be born. To have a name and nationality.3. To have a good education.4. To develop my potentials.5. To have enough food and shelter. Have a healthy and active body.6. To learn good manners and right conduct.7. To be given an opportunity for play and leisure.8. To be given protection against abuse, danger and violence due to war and conflict.9. To live in a peaceful community.10. To be defended and assisted by the government.