Monday, May 9, 2016

Top LYS Posts From the Week of May 1, 2016

If you are not following @LYSNation on Twitter, then you missed the Top 10 LYS Tweets from the week of May 1, 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. If you are the smartest person in the room, look for a new room. (By @TinneyTroy)

2. The only true purpose of power is to serve others. - President George H.W. Bush (By @LeadershipCures)

3. Think of accountability as the 'dependent variable' not the 'independent' one. Focused collaboration causes accountability, not vice-versa. (By @MichaelFullan1)

4. Word searches and crosswords are not STAAR review. They are a waste of instructional time and student effort. (By @LYSNation)

5. The nation will find it very hard to look up to the leaders who are keeping their ears to the ground. - Sir Winston Churchill (By @LeadershipCures)

6. In Texas, the average school district spends $8,075 per student, which is less than the nationwide average. (By @RYHTexas)

7. Amazing what an encouraging word will spark in someone. (By @5to1_Leadership)

8. If I had to give you one piece of advice it would be this: Don’t be intimidated by opinions. (By @paulocoelho)

9. "Color neatly, this is for a test grade" is not a rigorous assessment item and I must've missed the coloring standard in the secondary social studies TEKS. (By @LYSNation)

10. 15-year-old John Lennon's report card said, “Too many wrong ambitions & his energy is too often misplaced." (By @BeschlossDC)

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