The Overlooked Articles of 2008

926632_wiremesh_2008In continuing my review of the year, I am looking today at some of the articles that I wish were more popular. They may have received a handful of comments, or they may not have received any. The most common cause for their relative obscurity is that they are older articles and have gotten lost.

Even so, many of them haven’t received a whole lot of traffic. So I’m dusting them off, polishing them up, and repackaging them here.

Two dozen overlooked articles of 2008

  1. January 14th, 2008  8 Ways Blogging Makes Me A Better Teacher
  2. January 20th, 2008  What If…
  3. January 31st, 2008  Clinicians
  4. February 11th, 2008  Hyper-Focus Fosters Higher Quality Output
  5. February 21st, 2008  Apologizing
  6. March 15th, 2008  Whitespace
  7. March 17th, 2008  You’ve Been Teaching HOW LONG???
  8. April 3rd, 2008  The Honeymoon Is Over: What Killed My First Job And 7 Tips For Getting Your Next Job
  9. April 14th, 2008  Turning The Ship: Overcoming A History of Poor Teaching
  10. May 19th, 2008  5 Things To Do While Taking A Break
  11. May 25th, 2008  Interview Tips
  12. June 19th, 2008  Why Do We Do What It Is That We Do?
  13. June 25th, 2008  On The Brink Of Quitting
  14. July 23rd, 2008  10 Reasons to Love Rural Schools
  15. July 25th, 2008  Make Love not War – How to Control an Unruly Class
  16. July 28th, 2008  How to Empower Your Students
  17. August 30th, 2008  New Classroom Rule: Don’t Talk To Me
  18. September 22nd, 2008  Blogging Your Way To Being A Great Teacher
  19. September 23rd, 2008  Networking To Save Your (Teaching) Life
  20. September 27th, 2008  So You Got A New Job! Should You Go Out And Buy A Bunch of New Crap?
  21. October 8th, 2008  Reminders
  22. October 13th, 2008  Learning New Lessons – Tips for Rookie Teachers
  23. November 10th, 2008  But It’s Not Your Fault!
  24. November 30th, 2008  Make A Two Year Commitment, And 100 Other Great Teaching Tips

Joel Wagner (@sywtt) began teaching band in 2002. Though he had a lot of information, his classes were out of control. He found himself tired, frustrated, disrespected by students, lonely, and on the brink of quitting. He had had enough. He resigned from his school district right before spring break of his second year and made it his personal mission to learn to be a great teacher. So You Want To Teach? is the ongoing story of that quest for educational excellence.

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Joel Wagner (@sywtt) began teaching band in 2002. Though he had a lot of information, his classes were out of control. He found himself tired, frustrated, disrespected by students, lonely, and on the brink of quitting. He had had enough. He resigned from his school district right before spring break of his second year and made it his personal mission to learn to be a great teacher. So You Want To Teach? is the ongoing story of that quest for educational excellence.

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