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 29, 2013.

1. When it comes to improving your school, the best course of action is to work on what you can control and vote. Doing one without the other is empty effort. (By @LYSNation)

2. Sometimes we spend a lot of money and time to train people, only to see them leave. Worse though, is not training them, and they decide to stay. (By @justintarte)

3. A principal observing a teacher teach that does not know what he/she is looking for will not understand what he/she finds. (By @tgrierhisd)

4. An inch below our claim that we don’t want to change is a fear that we can’t. Ability problems often come disguised as a lack of motivation. (By @josephgrenny)

5. Proposed Texas Teacher Standards have The Fundamental 5 written all over them. (By @KeithFickel)

6. “Writing doesn’t just communicate ideas; it generates them.” ~Paul Graham. (By @STAARtest)

7. We must remember that “data” is much more than assessment scores; “data” is simply information about our students. (By @CSmithGoBlue)

8. We ask 18-year olds to make huge decisions about their career and future when a month ago they had to ask to go to bathroom. (By @adamkotsko)

9. Yelling at a student is like typing in all capital letters. IT LOOKS REALLY STUPID AND ACCOMPLISHES NOTHING PRODUCTIVE. (By @BluntEducator)

10. You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life. -Churchill (By @DavidRoads)

Think. Work. Achieve. Your turn…

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  • 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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