Monday, August 31, 2015

Top LYS Tweets From the Week of August 23, 2105

If you are not following @LYSNation on Twitter, then you missed the Top 10 LYS Tweets from the week of August 23, 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. Voter suppression is the weirdest and most dangerous corruption of the democratic process in our lifetime. (By @pastors4txkids)

2. The purpose of a mini-lesson is to not over-teach. Students learn to read by reading. Teachers stop talking about it, let students read. (By @norskireader)

3. No one rises to low expectations... (By @FerebeelPS)

4. If you weren't born in the same generation as your students, you don't speak the same language. (By @cheryljhunt)

5. "Framing lessons to address gaps in background knowledge gives our students a better chance to appreciate great works of literature and nonfiction." (By @DrMetz_MJH)

6. Want to get really good at something? Do it every day, and document how you do it. Seriously, write it down step by step. (By @eduleadership)

7. Teachers deserve to be paid adequately as professionals. (By @mims2tay)

8. We are doomed as long as people see education as an expense and not an investment. (By @NicholasFerroni)

9. When all 600,000 Texas schoolteachers vote in the best interest of their schoolchildren, we will no longer have funding problems for schools. (By @pastors4txkids)

10. Just found out that The University of Texas - El Paso is using, The Fundamental 5 (Cain & Laird), in its College of Education! Go Miners!!! (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! 
  • Now at the Apple App Store: Fun 5 Timer (Fundamental 5 Delivery Tool); PowerWalks CLC (Networked Formative Observation Tool) 
  • Upcoming Presentations: Illinois ASCD Fall Conference (Multiple Presentations), Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association Fall AP Conference, The Fundamental 5 National Summit (Multiple Presentations); American Association of School Administrators Conference; National Association of Secondary School Principals Conference (Multiple Presentations) 
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