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 December 15, 2013.

1. As an education leader, the work of public education is ALWAYS bigger than you… Stand for ideals that transcend personal agendas. (By @tlonganecker)

2. The primary objective of teacher observation should be to find the most effective way to coach the teacher to improve instruction. (By @tgrierhisd)

3. Today’s Quote: “Almost all unhappiness comes from comparing ourselves to others.” (By @DrRichAllen)

4. Stop being afraid of what could go wrong. And start being positive about what could go right. (By @Morrgan_Freeman)

5. Principals, if there’s no need to have a meeting, call it off and encourage teachers to make 5 positive phone calls instead. (By @billsterrett)

6. Smart people surround themselves with smarter people. (By @principalspage)

7. Assessments that are not aligned to the scope and sequence are a waste of instructional time. (By @LYSNation)

8. Students reading below grade level in 3rd grade are four times as likely as their peers to drop out of school before earning their diploma. (By @tgrierhisd)

9. The negative unintended results of Texas school accountability are, at least, equal to the intended positive results. (By @LYSNation)

10. “Right now school accountability is not about common sense; it is about politics and agenda.” (By @LYSNation)

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