I blog on Brain-Based Learning, Metacognition, EdTech, and Social-Emotional Learning. I am the author of the Crush School Series of Books, which help students understand how their brains process information and learn. I also wrote The Power of Three: How to Simplify Your Life to Amplify Your Personal and Professional Success, but be warned that it's meant for adults who want to thrive and are comfortable with four letter words.

Room 123

Room 123

Room 123

In room one twenty three...


We talk the talk

And walk the walk

We graph

And we laugh

We read, discuss, and write

Sometimes the words have a bite


We dance

Talk about France

We play

And mold clay

We invent and investigate

Sometimes we instigate


We dare 

To social media we share

Deep down we care 

When we say we don't 

We put up a front

We're unaware how easily we scare 


We don't run

But we have fun

We fight, but we're polite

Perfect we're not

We don't try to be

We learn so we can see


We roar

And we soar 

Yes we fly

We reach and grab for the sky

Sometimes we fall

Sometimes we cry 


We fall

But we get up

We get rocked

But then we roll

Whatever it takes we rise up

We climb right back to the top


We are all we're meant to be

In room one twenty three...



The classroom is such a weird and wonderful place isn't it?

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