Monday, August 22, 2016

Top LYS Tweets From the Week of August 14, 2016

If you are not following @LYSNation on Twitter, then you missed the Top 10 LYS Tweets from the week of August 14, 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. A student has to receive nine 100’s before recovering from one single zero. Zeroes are DEVASTATING to kids. (By @justintarte)

2. If you can't get excited about the beginning of school, you just need to stay at the house. (By @BluntEducator)

3. "Without meaningful challenges, staff morale is near impossible to measure." (By @DrMetz_MHS)

4. Back-to-school reminders: 1 - Don't make a big deal over forgotten pencils. 2 - Bad-mouthing students in the break room isn't cool. 3 - Be nice. (By @BluntEducator)

5. No studies support the use of low grades as a motivator to improve student performance. (By @justintarte)

6. The most important characteristic of a book is not its level, but its quality & appeal to readers. (By @FountasPinnell)

7. Staying on top of my game, reading The Fundamental Five. (By @marlateaches)

8. Stop allowing "do-over’s" for people who treat you like "leftovers." Go where you are celebrated, not tolerated. (By @CarolineKraddic)

9. Obstacles are placed in our way to see if what we want is really worth fighting for. (By @JustKeepCalmer)

10. New Roo’s (WISD) know about The Fundamental 5 and critical writing! (By @Ksmith_05)

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