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 June 8, 2014.

1. Congratulations to LYSer, Helen Smith! She is the new principal at Cedar Ridge Elementary School!! Who will be next? (By @LYSNation)

2. Capacity building is not a one-time event. It is an everyday activity. What are you doing to build capacity within yourself and others? (By @JasonJj7)

3. “Hard work trumps everything.” (By @mike_metz)

4. Diverting from a plan does not mean you had a poor plan. It means you need to be flexible and adjust to meet the goal. (By @TinneyTroy)

5. Great rule for teaching AND coaching – Teach the right thing, teach it better, and teach it longer.  (By @coachwommack)

6. Pacing is extremely important.  If students never see the material, they have no chance of success on the assessment.  (By @breckq)

7. Having a Scope & Sequence and not using it is the same as not having one.  Must implement the Scope & Sequence with fidelity. (By @breckq)

8. Talk and write.  Write and talk.  (By @scot_wright)

9. We must TEACH appropriate behavior, not just expect that our kids know how to behave. (By @cheryljhunt)

10. A leader’s principles are best articulated through his/her actions. (By @TinneyTroy)

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