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.

High School Hallway Chatter aka Good Times at High School High

by Hollie Radanke

Choir Practice: High School Chatter

When you have your classroom door open, you are opening up a world of chatter that you may not understand during day.   Like the other day two girls were walking very slowly past my door and all I heard was “Seriously?  Serrriiioussly!!  No but seriously?  SERIOUSLY! Seriously?”  - that must have been a serious situation.  


“I swear to god, if I die I am going to be so angry”   — umm… huh?  


“Having him swear at people is the highlight of my day!”  — I am hoping this isn’t a teacher, but I would understand if it were. :)  


“I don’t know she is not answering our group chat.  Probably because she is in a good person in school and has her phone put away.”  

It can also happen in class, especially when you are in a computer lab…. This one however scared me for a second.  

“Oh my god – that is soooo sexy.  YES!  How sexy is that!?!   Sex-y!” 

Don’t worry, he was looking up a used car (which was his assignment)….  Your mind went to the gutter didn’t it!?!  :)  

Happy Hour chatter can be as interesting…. Lets see what we can hear today while enjoying the atmosphere at The Tap Room (or wherever it is you go)!