Some teachers let their students sleep in class. Here’s what mental health experts say. is a USA Today article sharing useful advice to teachers.
Yes, sometimes the best thing a teacher can do is to let a student sleep – if he/she is clearly stressed or exhausted.
In my experience, just making the offer to a student goes a long way to supporting the student, and that, most of the time, he/she won’t take me up on it.
Keeping Our Eyes On The Wrong Prize is an older post where I shared another strategy I used with students who might be feeling tired.
I’m adding this info to Best Posts On Classroom Management.