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 September 8, 2013.

1. Instructional relevance occurs when the Student connects the learning to his world. Thus the need for lots of purposeful talk and critical writing. (By @LYSNation)

2. You can’t avoid thinking when you write. (By @sjunkins)

3. Professional coaching of teachers requires a culture of trust between and among teachers and administrators. (By @EkCoulson)

4. I’ve never seen a successful person that didn’t have haters! Keep it moving! (By @CharlesJenkins7)

5. Copying is not note taking. It is the lowest rigor of low rigor instruction. (By @LYSNation)

6. Set kids up for success. Do you want them to raise their hand or not?  Decide and stick to it!!! Quit confusing kids. (By @CabidaCain)

7. If you are having “crazy pajama spirit day” and your students are misbehaving more than usual, who exactly is at fault? (By @LYSNation)

8. Strive to become an expert in areas that support your vision and purpose. (By @BishopJakes)

9. 100% of Chinese students are leaning English. 4% of American students are learning Mandarin. (By @DrJerryRBurkett)

10. After a 2-week hiatus, The Fundamental 5 (Cain & Laird) is again the Number 1 best selling education book on Kindle. Thank you, LYS Nation!! (By @LYSNation)

Think. Work. Achieve.

Your turn…

  • Call Jo at (832) 477-LEAD to order your campus set of “The Fundamental 5: The Formula for Quality Instruction.” Individual copies available on Amazon.com!  http://tinyurl.com/Fundamental5 
  • Call Jo at (832) 477-LEAD to order your campus set of “Look at Me: A Cautionary School Leadership Tale” Individual copies available on Amazon.com!  http://tinyurl.com/lookatmebook 
  • Now at the Apple App Store: Fun 5 Plans (Fundamental 5 Lesson Plan Tool); PW Lite (Basic PowerWalks Tool); PW Pro (Mid-level PowerWalks Tool) 
  • Upcoming Presentations: The Fundamental 5 National Summit (Multiple Presentations); NASSP National Conference 
  • Follow Sean Cain and LYS on www.Twitter.com/LYSNation  and like Lead Your School on Facebook