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 May 18, 2014.

1. Don’t let your performance results define you. Instead use them as a gauge to monitor your progress on your journey to excellence. (By @LYSNation)

2. Best way to make sure students do not act like the school year is over is to make sure teachers do not act like the school year is over. (By @ToddWhitaker)

3. Walk thru your school and ask yourself, “If a visitor walked our halls, what would she say we value?” (By @KyleneBeers)

4. I don’t use our taxpayer funded public library. Can I go into the library and demand a voucher so I can go to Barnes and Noble? (By @mstawoody)

5. College grads earn $800,000 more than those with only a high school diploma, study finds. (By @dickflanary)

6. In 2011, roughly 75% of students at 200 most highly rated colleges came from families in top quartile of income (By @FareedZakaria)

7. It does more harm to cheat on a test or test administration than to actually learn and report achievement and growth needs. (By @ctxprof)

8. Sometimes you’ll surprise yourself with what you do under pressure. (By @CoachKWisdom)

9. Grades are often a statement about who is doing the grading, not how much learning the person who completed the assignment has done. (By @MrBernia)

10. Save the Date! The Fundamental 5 International Summit – Second Edition October 5 & 6, 2014, Austin, Texas (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: TASSP Summer Conference (Multiple Presentations); Texas ASCD Summer Conference; ESC 14 Sumer Conference (Keynote Presentation); ESC 11 Summer Conference (Keynote Presentation); NEASP National Conference; The Fundamental 5 National Summit (Keynote Presentation) 
  • Follow Sean Cain and LYS on www.Twitter.com/LYSNation  and like Lead Your School on Facebook