Monday, October 5, 2015

Top LYS Tweets From the Week of September 27, 2015

If you are not following @LYSNation on Twitter, then you missed the Top 10 LYS Tweets from the week of September 27, 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. Congratulations to LYSer, Christopher Taylor! He is the new Assistant Superintendent in Joshua ISD!! Who will be next? (By @LYSNation)

2. If giving reduced grades to kids who turn assignments in late actually taught responsibility and worked, then nothing would ever be turned in late. (By @justintarte)

3. Lawmakers who demand equitable outputs from educators without demanding equitable resource inputs from themselves are elected vandals. (By @johnkuhntx)

4. “Perhaps the best way to teach is how you live your life.” (By @DrRichAllen)

5. Students whose parents read a book to them “once or twice a week” during the first year of school have substantially higher reading scores! (By @tgrierhisd)

6. Great things never came from comfort zones. (By @CoachKWisdom)

7. Efforts to divert public education dollars to education entities not controlled by the voting public are political schemes to starve public education of resources. (By @johnkuhntx)

8. “If the best way to learn is to do, then perhaps worst way to teach is to simply talk.” (By @DrRichAllen)

9. "Adult performance in all fields is pretty mediocre when judged against what is reasonably possible" - Robert Greenleaf (By @TroyMooney)

10. Escaping a difficulty is not equal to surviving a difficulty. Surviving makes one stronger. Escape robs us of resilience. (By @clwilkens)

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