Monday, May 18, 2015

Top LYS Tweets From the Week of May 10, 2015

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 May 10, 2015.

1. Biggest bang for your buck?  Improve classroom instruction.  Period. (By @DrMikeMetz)

2. Class size matters a lot, major research shows. Can we please end this silly debate? (By @STAARtest)

3. Most state testing is over.  Time to get out of your offices and visit some classrooms! (By @DrMikeMetz)

4. Devoting space on your desk to something doesn't make it a priority. It has to be on your calendar if it's a real priority. (By @eduleadership)

5. Texas Public Schools as "Godless" is a lie designed to demonize a system in which educators do the Lord’s work most faithfully. (By @pastors4txkids)

6. Oklahoma Study: According to the State’s own effectiveness grades, “A” & “B” schools are the least effective for poor and minority children. (By @RYHTexas)

7. Thankful for pastors who are leading and speaking up against the shameful assault on our public schools and communities. (By @randypittenger)

8. We need to have the most highly skilled teachers teaching the students with the highest need. (By @hklageman)

9. The problem with the teacher complaint that accountability makes them teach to the test is that the practice is mostly self-inflicted. (By @LYSNation)

10. When my two sons served in Iraqi war, I winced when people objected to paying for it (the war). Likewise, I wince when people object to paying for public education. (By @pastors4txkids)

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