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 October 19, 2014.

1. Redundancy is critical in training a school response plan. What happens when the “safety guy” happens to be gone for the day? (By @TinneyTroy)

2. Laugh if you want, but a simple kitchen timer is the post powerful piece of technology a teacher can use in the classroom. (By @LYSNation)

3. I think it is funny how many politicians brag about having mothers who were teachers while simultaneously gutting public education. (By @plugusin)

4. The structures in education placed by people who don’t understand education are hurting teachers and students. (By @BeckyFredickso)

5. If you can change a child’s writing, you can eventually change their thinking. (By @MsCalcoteZPB)

6. Research says students must talk to each other about 7 times in a given class period to comprehend topic at hand. (By @justintarte)

7. Writing is hard work, because thinking is hard work. Writing is thinking on paper. (By @MecrumpMyra)

8. If you tell yourself that winning isn’t important then your chances of winning go way, way down. (By @LeadToday)

9. Remember, if you want a different result, do something different. (By @Crysrommuel)

10. Big Spring HS Hammer Time Policy: No announcements during the last 5 minutes of class. Reserved for Lesson Closure. The Close hammers home the learning. (By @LYSNation)

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