If you are not following @LYSNation on Twitter, then you missed the Top 10 LYS Tweets from the week of August 9, 2015 when they were first posted.  And if you are on Twitter, you might want to check out the Tweeters who made this week’s list.

1. What if the Texas Legislature looked at the 5.1 million public school students as an investment rather than a line item? (By @cheadhorn)

2. The truth is we have to teach kids stuff we’re just learning to do ourselves. – Lucy Calkins.  (By @HeinemannPub)

3. Read aloud to your child everyday. It models fluency. It builds vocabulary. It establishes an understanding of the story structure. (By @DowdenA)

4. Persevere: Most astronauts take 4-6 tries to be selected. (By @ShannaPeeples)

5. Talk to create understanding must become the norm with new Tennessee academic standards. (By @jbriannorton)

6. Technology does not equal engagement. (By @julie_deleon)

7. Ever notice how the rudest teachers at faculty meetings are generally the ones who tolerate the least amount of noise in their classrooms. (By @pinaugle)

8. The critical factor remains… Leadership. (By @Dee551)

9. ALEC (American Legislative Exchange Council) Admits School Vouchers Are for Kids in Suburbia. (By @pastors4txkids)

10. Woke up this morning and all I can say is God is GOOD!

Peace and Love,

EC (By @EarlCCampbell)

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