Monday, January 2, 2017

Top LYS Tweets From the Week of December 25, 2016

If you are not following @LYSNation on Twitter, then you missed the Top 10 LYS Tweets from the week of December 25, 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.     PowerWalks Report Building allows SISD leadership to identify trends and patterns to improve instructional practice. (By @HFields_CI)

2.     "Winging It, is not a strategy!” (By @jhmoreno)

3.     Some children go an entire day at school without anyone saying their name. Be the teacher who speaks to each student by name. (By @justintarte)

4.     "The grading system should not punish students in ways that make recovery from transgressions impossible. Zeros do exactly that." –T. Guskey (By @CaseyStansifer)

5.     Teacher location and authentic academic tasks matter... A LOT. (By @LYSNation)

6.     Effective instruction isn't about whether we taught it. It is about whether the students learned it. (By @8Amber8)

7.     A fixed mindset feels threatened by the success of others, while a growth mindset finds lessons and inspiration from the success of others. (By @justintarte)

8.     You can't get much done in life if you only work on the days when you feel good. –Jerry West (By @CoachMotto)

9.     Note to teachers: A STAAR review word search... Isn't. (By @LYSNation)

10.  In order to experience miracles, you have to be willing to take a risk! (By @clwilkens)

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