Monday, April 4, 2016

Top LYS Tweets From the Week of March 27, 2016

If you are not following @LYSNation on Twitter, then you missed the Top 10 LYS Tweets from the week of March 27, 2016 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. Vouchers? Tuition tax credits? Home school deductions? Opportunity scholarships? Tax credit scholarships? No. Theft from children. Period. (By @pastors4txkids)

2. The Fundamental 5 (Cain & Laird) is a great instructional book. Allows for instructional boundaries and autonomy all in one. (By @iPrincipalJJ)

3. A guaranteed curriculum, formative assessments and instructional coaching are key differences between schools that succeed and schools that do not. (By @PrinRipmaster)

4. "School choice" is fancy policy designed to rob public money for private aims. It's a lie. Don't fall for it. (By @pastors4txkids)

5. Hey LYS Nation, I'll see you in June at the TEPSA Summer Conference! (By @LYSNation)

6. If you’re going to be a pioneer… just understand, you will have to spend periods of time serving as an outlier.
Embrace that opportunity! (By @DCulberhouse)

7. Improvements to classroom layout can result in a 45% increase in student engagement. (By @IntelK12Edu)

8. Negativity and high quality instruction do not mix. (By @BluntEducator)

9. Spending unhealthy amounts of time on social media can erode your attention span for real 'life' comprehension. Try speaking and listening. (By @idriselba)

10. Just found out that the University of Louisville is using The Fundamental 5 (Cain and Laird). Go Cardinals!!!! (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: Texas Association of Secondary School Principals Conference (Multiple Presentations); Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association Conference (Multiple Presentations); LYS / TASSP Advanced Leadership Academy (Keynote) 
  • Follow Sean Cain and LYS on  and like Lead Your School on Facebook

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