Though the blog went on hiatus for the Christmas Holidays, the LYS Nation Twitter Feed just kept on going.  So for the next couple of days, we’ll catch up on the highlights.  Here are the Top Ten LYS Tweets from the week of December 23, 2012.

1. The critic is a prisoner to his own experiences and perspectives, erroneously believing his limited experiences are the sum of all truth. (By @BishopJakes)

2. Is gun control the answer? Nope. Is arming teachers and principals? Nope. We’ll never improve as a country if agendas keep driving the bus. (By @cheadhorn)

3. Maybe “Pre-school” should be renamed to “1st Grade.” Lets change people’s concept of the importance of early childhood education. (By @DrJerryRBurkett)

4. Does anyone really believe that suspensions are good for the student?

5. We have to go beyond modeling behavior. Because most adults operate in a fog, a good leader must also advertise the behavior.

6. Does anyone remember when we were taught that we were teachers and school leaders 24/7? This also applies to social media. Be a role model.

7. Do the best you can until you know better. Then do better. (By @coachwrong)

8. Just so we’re clear: You think it’s prudent to arm the same staff that won’t plan for instruction and can’t keep their rooms clean and organized?

9. Leaving all your work to the last possible second gets you fired from McDonalds but elected to Congress. (By @BorowitzReport)

10. The Fundamental 5 (Cain & Laird) just roared past 25,000 copies sold. Thank you, LYS Nation!

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