Nap Time: Needed Break or Waste of Time?

Rae Pica with Karen Stephens, Kathleen Hayes, Sarah Willen, and Meg Meeker

Is nap time in preschool and Pre-k wasted time? The push to get kids on the academic fast track has some schools doing away with nap time on the premise that those one to two hours can be better used. Our guests weigh in with the research and their experience on the value of nap time.

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May 8, 2009
Episode Guests
Karen Stephens, Director of Illinois State University Child Care Center; Kathleen Hayes, editor for Highlights High Five magazine, the newest Highlights for Children, Inc. publication. Meg Meeker, Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Member of National Advisory Board Medical Institute and author. Sarah Garland is a staff writer at the Hechinger Report, a nonprofit news organization that focuses on education journalism.
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