Top LYS Tweets From the Week of February 16, 2014

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 16, 2014.

1. Congratulations to LYSer, Duane Limbaugh! He is the new Superintendent for Frost ISD. Who will be next? (By @LYSNation)

2. Are your goals big enough to fail or are you setting low safe goals?  Safe goals = no real progress.  DARE TO CHANGE YOUR SCHOOL! (By @jerrycurl49)

3. You’ll never be able to fully comprehend the strength and power of status quo…until you try and push, change, or move it. (By @DCulberhouse)

4. What’s the cure for deficient knowledge of the world? Reading. For poor kids, reading is “self-healing.” (By @anniemurphypaul)

5. Are great teachers magicians? Look close enough, and you’ll always see solid, specific, intentional teaching strategies behind the curtain. (By @DrRichAllen)

6. Kids from poor families are 2 years behind richer peers in language development—at age 5, before school even starts. (By @anniemurphypaul)

7. Smart people have the ability to change their minds. (By @principalspage)

8. Just because a person ONCE attended school does NOT qualify that person to judge the quality of schools. (By @LYSNation)

9. What are these mythical “free days” that students keep asking for? Surely they must exist or they wouldn’t keep asking for them right? (By @BluntEducator)

10. Remember the days when we, as taxpayers, cared about educating other people’s children? A collective effort for the public good of society. (By @EriqFelix)

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  • Upcoming Presentations: TASSP Summer Conference (Multiple Presentations); NEASP National Conference; The Fundamental 5 National Summit (Keynote Presentation) 
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