Monday, June 22, 2015

Top Tweets From the Week of June 14, 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 June 14, 2015.

1. We pray for the day when we care as much about putting a book in the hands of our citizens as we do a gun. (By @pastors4txkids)

2. Reflecting on the year, our greatest growth came from Fundamental 5 practices and monitoring them through PowerWalks. (By @LeslieT52)

3. We need to stop pretending that we need to ban student devices from our classrooms. (By @bethstill)

4. Who are we to tell a kid they can't bring/use a tool that's going to help them learn? (By @jackson_carrie)

5. @LYSNation recommends observe often, share best practices, 15 observations and a coaching session every 3 to 6 weeks per teacher, put on the coaching dates on the calendar. (By @KimGebert)

6. Each day we say adults aren't ready for a change, is a day another group of kids miss out. Adult discomfort shouldn't equal kids losing... (By @justintarte)

7. A Murderer's Row at TASSP:
Drop the mic! (By @Stocksjd63)

8. Hire for attitude. Train for success!  Great advice. (By @vhsaldana)

9. If you want education policy that is best for Texas school children, ask our teachers. And obey them. That this isn't routine is astonishingly weird. (By @pastors4txkids)

10. Wow! The Fundamental 5, powerful stuff! Can't help but improve with this! (By @agibbsbowieprin)

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! 
  • Now at the Apple App Store: Fun 5 Timer (Fundamental 5 Delivery Tool); PowerWalks CLC (Networked Formative Observation Tool) 
  • Upcoming Presentations: NAESP National Conference; Illinois ASCD Fall Conference (Multiple Presentations) 
  • Follow Sean Cain and LYS on  and like Lead Your School on Facebook

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