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Sleep Recharges You: High School Toolkit

Sleep recharges teens to learn more
High school teachers, school nurses, counselors and coaches can help us share the "Sleep Recharges You" message with teens. The campaign to raise awareness among teens about the importance of healthy sleep is an initiative of the National Healthy Sleep Awareness Project, a collaboration between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, American Academy of Sleep Medicine, Sleep Research Society and other partners.

Print your FREE classroom poster!

Click the Sleep Recharges You poster image to download a JPG or PDF file that you can print and display on your bulletin board or hand out to your students.


Sleep Recommendations

Recommended Amount of Sleep for Pediatric Populations - American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM)
Members of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine developed consensus recommendations for the amount of sleep needed to promote optimal health in children and adolescents.

Lesson Plans

Sleep, Sleep Disorders, and Biological Rhythms - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Explore the scientific process of sleep, the importance of good sleep hygiene, and the negative consequences of sleep deprivation with this lesson plan from the NIH Curriculum Supplement Series.

Circadian Rhythms and Sleep – Pathways | Scholastic | National Institute of General Medical Sciences

Classroom Activities

Annual High School Video Contest – American Academy of Sleep Medicine

Cleveland Adolescent Sleepiness Questionnaire - American Academy of Sleep Medicine

Sleep Diary (PDF with fillable form fields) - American Academy of Sleep Medicine

Drowsy Driving Skit - American Academy of Sleep Medicine

Sleep Storyboard, Sleep Log, & Sleep Quiz - Nemours Foundation/KidsHealth

Doze browser-based app for teens & young adults – Ryerson University | Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Classroom Presentations

Dangers of Drowsy Driving (PowerPoint file) - American Academy of Sleep Medicine

Careers in Sleep (PowerPoint file) - American Academy of Sleep Medicine

Infographics & Memes

Download and share these images online and on social media or print and distribute them to raise awareness of the importance of healthy sleep.