Marcus Conyers is a doctoral researcher at the University of Westminster and founder of the Center for Innovative Education and Prevention. []

Dr. Donna Wilson, president of BrainSMART, Inc., is an author and psychologist who conducts professional development internationally for teachers, administrators, and policymakers. She frequently writes about metacognition and teacher leadership in her blog [];

Their two most recent books are Smarter Teacher Leadership: Neuroscience and the Power of Purposeful Collaboration, published with Teachers College Press, and Teaching Students to Drive Their Brains: Metacognitive Strategies, Activities, and Lesson Ideas, published with ASCD.