Monday, August 3, 2015

Top LYS Tweets From the Week of July 26, 2015

If you are not following @LYSNation on Twitter, then you missed the Top 10 LYS Tweets from the week of July 26, 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. Transformational leaders have effect size of .11. Instructional leaders have effect size of .42. Start with The Foundation Trinity and stay there! (By @brandyjbaker)

2. “Next in importance to freedom and justice is education – without which neither of the first two can be maintained.” (By @DrRichAllen)

3. Never let your staff complain about students. Behavior, effort, attitude, capacity are ALL teachable! (By @brandyjbaker)

4. No student should fail a class due to homework—it's not an accurate enough measure of learning on which to base such an important decision. (By @danielmccabe)

5. Is it just me, or do freshly waxed halls bring new life and hit some kind of internal reset button in a school? (By @BluntEducator)

6. The reputation of a school is based, to a large degree, by what the faculty says about the school! (By @tgrierhisd)

7. "The main part of intellectual education is not the acquisition of facts, but learning how to make those facts come alive." (By @DrRichAllen)

8. We ignore law enforcement in gun policy, educators in school policy, and hospital administrators in health policy. Who are we listening to? (By @pastors4txkids)

9. If you're out of ideas about how to blast a presidential candidate, why not attack him for supporting the Common Core, as if it means they support socialism. (By @harvinmoore)

10. A society that won't pay to educate poor student is a society that's going to pay to incarcerate poor dropouts. (By @JohnFugelsang)

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