Top LYS Tweets From the Week of February 24, 2013

A number of you in the LYS Nation are now Twitter users.  If you haven’t done so yet, we want you to join us.  To let you see what you are missing, here are the Top 10 LYS Tweets from the week of February 24, 2013.

1. The unemployment rate for those with a bachelor’s degree is 3.7%, versus 12% for those without a high school diploma. (By @themotleyfool)

2. School shouldn’t be a place where the kids go to watch the adults work. (By @Snowmanlearning)

3. If you don’t like change, you’re really going to hate extinction.” – Ross Shaffer (By @MLunoff)

4. We cannot change the cards we are dealt. Just how we play the hand. (By @coachwrong)

5. Lesson Framing sets the path. “We will,” tells where we’re going. “I will,” tells if the learner has arrived! (By @CabidaCain)

6. Learning goals in student friendly terms with closure at the end. The alpha and omega of delivering a lesson. 1. Frame the lesson. (By @PASprincipal)

7. Increase rigor by implementing critical writing in all content areas. (By @frchsbrodie)

8. In Texas, more than 35 out of 180 school days are spent doing some kind of testing (By @gdahlby)

9. Don’t hold teachers accountable for things you have not taught them how to do. (By @DSteward89)

10. Lead Your School is conducting a Principal search. Here’s the link to the search page, ‪http://tinyurl.com/cdrt6ym  The search will close on 3/15.

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