Marty Keltz – The Road to Not Perfect

Click on the Image Above to Watch the  YouTube  This story always amazes me. It is both shocking and inspiring – a testament to human resilience. perseverance and creativity. But it also makes me wonder how many kids, how many “different” and exquisitely unique souls,...

Hey, I Can Do That!

by Marty Keltz and Jena Ball Anyone who’s been in education any length of time knows the feeling. A TED talk, blog post or quote shared by a colleague reignites your passion for teaching; a child’s eyes light up as she discovers the answer to a question;...

The Butterfly Challenge

I invite you to take a close look at the images above. Notice that some remarkable, almost unheard of things are happening in these classrooms where the Not Perfect Hat Club has been enthusiastically embraced. The classroom on the left is a group of thirteen 7th and...

Disruptive Crowdfunding

Disruptive Crowdfunding by Marty Keltz  I want to congratulate #edtechbridge, Steven Isaacs (@mr_isaacs),  Katya Hott (@katyamuses) and PledgeCents for an excellent chat Wednesday. The stated topic for the chat was crowdfunding options for educators, but quickly...

Frogs, Colanders, Ice Cream and Not Perfect Hats

 The Magic of Not Perfect Hats!  I know, I know that’s an impossibly long title for a blog post, but I couldn’t resist, and it really should have been longer! What do frogs, antennae, ice cream birthday cakes, fake purple hair, colanders, pirates, jelly...