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Falling asleep in class? It's because you're a teen!

Falling asleep in class? It's because you're a teen! Teenagers tend to go to bed and wake later than adults. This biological tendency clashes with early morning high school schedules.

- Posted on December 16, 2008

I have fell asleep in class about five or six times. I think the only reason that is because all the crying at five in the morning. Just wish I was a baby again.

I think that kind of is the reason's why, because when you are asleep you don't want to get up but you have to so when you get up you are still half asleep either way.Then when you get to school,or get off the bus you feel like you are wide awake,but by the end of the day during 7th or 8th hour you feel tired and then want to go to sleep,even though you know you are going to get in trouble you do it anyways that is apart of being a teenager.

I agree with this article because I have to get every day at 5:30 and it takes me 40 minutes to get ready for school and it takes me at least 1 hour and 10 minutes to get to school because my school starts early and fall to sleep in at least 3 of my 7 classes

i think it is natural and i fall asleep a lot in class not that i fall asleep in all my classes only the boring 1nes

I would go to sleep in class because sometime it gets really boring. But if I do I would get in big trouble at school and at home so I'd rather not do it.

Falling asleep in class is regular. I do it other kids do it and adults fall asleep at work. It's kinda funny because I fell asleep during one of my class periods. It was like a wonder land. If I could name one person who falls asleep a lot is this guy in my class. Falling asleep is natural if you are a tween or a teen.

I try not to fall asleep in class. I do think it's because people go to sleep late or do not get a good sleep. I also think because the classes are to long or get really boring in class. Teachers should try to make class fun. I think school should provide coffee and food in the morning so teens or kids won't fall asleep.

I think if the teen go to sleep at a good time then they would not be tired in the morning time. and wold be able to do there work in class without falling to sleep.

that means a teenager would have to go to sleep at around six in the afternoon for enough sleep lol. so amount of sleep doesn't matter, i get around 5-6 hours of sleep a day and wake up around three hours before school and im energized

Tell that to my teacher!!!! I never fall asleep in school but i almost do. I wake up at 7 and go to bed around 8. i don't get why people would get mad at them if they do!!