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 1, 2013.

1. Collaboration doesn’t require technology, Socrates taught with the most powerful teaching tool of all time – the purposeful conversation. (By @sjunkins)

2. Data use lives and dies in the principal’s office. (By @brandyjbaker)

3. Isolation is the enemy to progress. (By @DrJerryRBurkett)

4. Consequences and discipline should be mutually exclusive terms. (By @TinneyTroy)

5. We have to reclaim the moral imperative for education, especially for those most in need. (By @NASSP)

6. Fifth grader told me his iPhone was dead. I charged it, gave it back, no questions asked. 3 years ago that’s a detention. (By @McLane_Ryan)

7. The biggest crisis facing public education is the relentless message that public education is in crisis. (By @MrDavidJohns)

8. So maybe, when it comes to education, we should listen to educators much like we listen to doctors about medicine? (By @DrJerryRBurkett)

9. Convincing students to stay motivated until Christmas Break was going great until “The Polar Express” started blaring from the class next door. (By @BluntEducator)

10. Save the date 12/11/14, NASSP webinar w/ Sean Cain at 2:30 pm (Central). Click on the link to register. Open to all! https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/274089360 (By @ LYS Nation) 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: NASSP National Conference; The 21st Century High School Conference  
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