Top LYS Tweets From the Week of July 20, 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 July 20, 2014.

1. Rigor is not about complex content. Rigor is about students thinking complexly about the content. (By @LYSNation)

2. You can either throw in the towel or use it to wipe the sweat off your face. (By @Crysrommuel)

3. One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation. (By @CoachKWisdom)

4. Leadership is about adding value to others.  It’s not about the position. (By @blitzkrieg607)

5. Accountability is just that, counting. Equity and excellence is found in the achievement of your subpopulations. (By @TinneyTroy)

6. The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is consistently doing more than what is expected of you. (By @ValaAfshar)

7. Allow yourself to be a beginner… (By @JasonElsom)

8. It is much easier to criticize a leader than it is to be one.  (By @ToddWhitaker)

9. Teachers, here’s food for thought…when your most fragile students are successful, all students are WINNING! A “genius” team taught me that! (By @TraciTousant)

10. Hostess is bringing back the chocolate covered Twinkie. Anyone looking to eat healthy should just stick to the regular Twinkie. (By @ConanOBrien)

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