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 February 15, 2015.

1. Congratulations to LYSer, Dr. Chris Granger! He is the new principal at Vernon High School!! Who will be next?  (By @LYSNation)

2. Congratulations to LYSer, Jayne Ellspermann! She is the new President Elect of NASSP! (By @LYSNation)

3. When it comes to vouchers, “there are plenty of reasons to question the numbers and argue about the actual savings” (By @RYHTexas)

4. When politicians praise “school choice,” ask specifically if they mean sending public monies to private schools. Pin them down. (By @johnkuhntx)

5. The Fundamental 5 (Cain & Laird) has vertically aligned our district’s instructional practices.  Love seeing it all in action in every class! (By @amyjeanblan)

6. Leadership focuses on doing the right thing. Management is focused on doing things right. (By @vhsaldana)

7. Leadership malpractice: Holding teachers accountable to assessments that are not aligned to the scope and sequence. (By @LYSNation)

8. Ditch the long and huge assessments; use the minimum number of questions you need to get the information you need… no more. (By @justintarte)

9. An important reminder to all instructional leaders and teachers: Technology will not solve your performance issues. Better instruction will. (By @LYSNation)

10. Great news! The Fundamental 5 (Cain & Laird) has now sold more than 71,000 copies!!! Thank you, LYS Nation!!!! (By @LYSNation)

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 
  • Now at the Apple App Store: Fun 5 Timer (Fundamental 5 Delivery Tool); PowerWalks CLC (Networked Formative Observation Tool) 
  • Upcoming Presentations: TMSA Winter Conference; ASCD Annual Conference; TASSP Summer Conference (Multiple Presentations); TEPSA Summer Conference (Multiple Presentations); NAESP National Conference 
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