Monday, March 20, 2017

Top LYS Tweets from the Week of March 12, 2017

If you are not following @LYSNation on Twitter, then you missed the Top 10 LYS Tweets from the week of March 12, 2017 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. Do not underestimate the value of example, for it is more powerful than a thousand words, a thousand “likes”, retweets or YouTube videos. (By @Pontifex)

2. School Segregation and related school improvement ideas (see: Vouchers) benefit the few to the ill of the many. Segregation doesn’t improve at scale, it destroys. (By @LYSNation)

3. The angry adult should not be the person determining the student consequence. (By @LYSNation)

4. The main purposes of student assessment data is to highlight the quality of the adult practice and help us decide on what to do to improve. (By @LYSNation)

5. All Socorro ISD juniors are taking the SAT test today at no cost to families. SISD, educating and treating our students as one of our own children. (By @JEspinoza)

6. Sorting students is a by-product of assessment. If that's all you do the only guaranteed result is that the number of students who struggle will increase. (By @LYSNation)

7. A student consequence should not be determined to satisfy the adult. It should be selected based on making the student school ready, sooner rather than later. (By @LYSNation)

8. Teachers who don't take the time to build relationships with students are making their job much harder than it should be. (By @BluntEducator)

9. Principals, check on substitute teachers each period. Make sure things are going smoothly, that the substitute has everything she needs, and student behavior meets your expectation. (By @LYSNation)

10. Visit classrooms... Beat Cancer! (By @LYSNation)

Visit Classrooms…  Beat Cancer!

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