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...

Perfectly Not Perfect X 18

  Click HERE or on the Image to read the Complete Story It’s been almost a year since I first met the third graders  you see pictured above, and if there’s one thing they’ve taught me it’s that each and every kid is special. Each and every...

Consciously Kind

“There’s no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.”  – Scott Adams Three years ago, while sipping a grande Americano at my favorite table at my favorite Starbucks in Cary, North Carolina the word...