On August 4, my Twitter time line blew up with tweets from the Garland ISD Fundamental 5 Camp. I’m sharing the final post of this series, the tweets generated from the closing keynote address, The Big Stretch.

“…WE believe adult practice drives student performance. What we do matters!” (By @Honeytres)

Instructional innovation comes from schools facing adversity. (By @drkim2004)

The longer kids are exposed to rigorous instruction there is no ceiling… like a room without a roof… HAPPY! (By @roberson_jenny)

Rigor and Relevance means more Purposeful Talk and Critical Writing (By @runnergirl70)

Analysis/Synthesis/Evaluation = Invisible mental processes. Have to have Purposeful Talk & Critical Writing with the right prompt. (By @runnergirl70)

“The good old days are right now for kids.” (By @Jnhicks78)

You set the ceiling… Where will it be? (By @kishaculpepper)

GISD, I look forward to seeing our schools reach the great unknown. Let’s ramp up instruction and prepare our kids for success. (By @desstewart)

@LYSNation, Thanks for an awesome Fundamental 5 professional development session! GISD leaders are prepared to have an outstanding school year! (By @wells_jovan)

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 
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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: The Fundamental 5 National Summit (Keynote Presentation) 
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