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Room 123

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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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Oskar is a Science, Engineering, and Learning How to Learn teacher and an author of the Crush School Book Series.

His professional interests are brain-based teaching and learning, flexible seating (#StarbucksMyRoom founder), social-emotional learning, social justice, and using technology to enhance learning.

He is also a fan of the Jedi order (and uses DA FORCE frequently), ninjas, and the superhero in all of us. He is on a Quest to Change the World because he can. We all can.

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