It’s Too Late to Go Back to Sleep

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=thQjk33wHTI I must have listened to twelve-year-old Beau Dermott sing, “I’m through with playing by the rules of someone else’s game,” a dozen times now, and each time the power of her words and voice take my...

The Science of Kindness

Social-emotional skills are vitally important to the health and well-being of our children, but for decades they’ve been labelled “soft skills” and all but ignored in most classrooms. This despite the fact that any teachers worth their salt will tell you that how a...

Jena Ball – Every Author’s Dream

Every Author’s Dream by Jena Ball This Wednesday, September 23rd I had the good fortune to be invited to share my new book, The Not Perfect Hat Club, with the 600+ students at Pine Valley Elementary School in Wilmington, NC plus an additional 15 classes from...

Greg Curran – The Not Perfect Hat Club

Get your copy of The Not Perfect Hat Club HERE “For all the talk of being okay with failure and learning from it – the pull towards perfectionism is undeniable. The desire to fit in and not stand out too much as different is strong. Getting it right each...