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 November 30, 2014.

1. Increasing academic achievement in schools doesn’t require acts of God. It’s small, continuous, strategic, and intentional tweaks. (By @vhsaldana)

2. “Good pedagogy beats good technology every single time.” (By @ZachSnow)

3. There is opportunity where there is struggle. (By @blitzkrieg607)

4. “We don’t think the taxpayers of Texas should pay for those private school educations”- Dr. David Anthony (By @RYHTexas)

5. The Closing Question (Essential Question), allows for the student to demonstrate what was learned during the lesson. (By @brianvasek)

6. An orderly classroom is not necessarily a quiet one. Kids need to move and talk to learn. (By @CarolJago)

7. Today’s Quotes:  “The effects a teacher has on their students are infinite and unknowable in the present.” (By @DrRichAllen)

8. I focus on the journey and not the destination most days. But there are those days when I wish we would get there already. (By @blitzkrieg607)

9. The fewer rules a coach has, the fewer rules there are for players to break. -John Madden (By @Sports_HQ)

10. Educators for years have deescalated tense situations without excessive or deadly force. It usually works. (By @ctxprof)

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