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
4, 2014.
1. Critical Writing and Purposeful Talk should be
in every literacy classroom! (By @tra_hall)
2. Ideas are great but implementation is
everything.  Decisiveness and
action build confidence and momentum. Even if it is only a 70% solution. (By
3. If retention is what is best for the student,
why will there so few 19 and 20 year old students crossing the stage at the end
of May? (By @LYSNation)
4. Bottom Line: Students should be learning every
day they are required to be at school. If not, then what’s the point of them
being there? (By @BluntEducator)
5. Requiring kids read texts beyond their
instructional level won’t help them become independent readers. It will help
them become frustrated. (By @KyleneBeers)
6. Teacher decisions in regards to environment can
accelerate student achievement. (By @CabidaCain)
7. A culture that encourages questions is a
culture that encourages learning. (By @Doughney)
8. At school, make the decision that is best for
kids. If adults don’t like it, they STILL get paid. (By @LYSNation)
9. Today’s Quote:  “The simple truth is that nine-tenths of education is encouragement.”
(By @DrRichAllen)
10. The Fundamental 5 (Cain & Laird) has now
sold more than 57,000 copies!! Thank you, LYS Nation!!! (By @LYSNation)
Think. Work. Achieve.
Your turn… 
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    Leadership Tale” Individual copies available on
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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: 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)
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