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  • v. Present participle of overschedule.


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  • Jean Twenge, author of the book Generation Me and a professor of psychology at San Diego State University, said data gathered between the 1950s and the 1990s indicated overscheduling rose during that period and then leveled off.

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  • And the increase in homework since the 80s, for all grades, is only made harder by the overscheduling of kids with activities like traveling sports teams.

    Abi Cotler O'Roarty: The Race Against Homework

  • "Race to Nowhere" is the result of one mom and filmmaker, Vicki Abeles, who saw the tolls that overscheduling and academic pressures were taking on her entire family, including her heartbreaking fourth grade little boy, and decided to do something about it.

    Abi Cotler O'Roarty: The Race Against Homework

  • Add to this an administration that, knowingly or not, puts them in an even more difficult position, whether by taking away prep time, overscheduling staff development, not providing resources, etc., etc. and every day can seem like a monumental battle.

    Matthew Yglesias » By Request: Teacher’s Unions

  • Other projects today: get to the gym, and also walk the giant dog, who did not get to go for a walk for the last two days due to humans overscheduling themselves.

    "this is not the most intelligent thing i've ever done." -- les stroud

  • Children need a routine to keep from falling behind, but overscheduling can lead to stress, anxiety or even depression.

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  • After a lifetime of overscheduling, all this free time makes some students uncomfortable; now, with just a few hours of class each day, they have to figure out how to fill the rest of their day.

    The iConnected Parent

  • The VA was notorious for overscheduling appointments.

    No Mercy

  • Sometimes the best way to cope with overscheduling is to leave it all behind and just meditate.

    The Shape-Shifter’s Curse

  • But teens also lack the perspective of adults, and because they are locked inside a competitive culture, they may not see an alternative to consistent overscheduling.

    The Blessing of a B Minus


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