Weekend Reading 6/11/16 General by Joel Wagner - June 11, 2016June 11, 20160 Over the past two weeks, I have jumped back into blogging. This week, I jumped back into Twitter (follow @sywtt). There’s some great stuff going on out there in the world of education blogging. Here is a summary of what I found and shared this week. Response: Blended Learning Is ‘the Next Generation of Education’ 41 Books Worth Reading What Makes a Good Teacher? 36 Edtech Tools I’m Using Right Now in My Classroom and Life Blooming teachers ‘Being a “sergeant major” teacher has been my most effective behaviour-management strategy 10 Ways to Flip a Kid and Turn Their Day Around â€œWhat Is My Job, Anyway?â€ Teacher Hindsight From a Multi-Classroom Leader Is your schoolâ€™s â€œdigital citizenshipâ€ practice a pass or fail? 20 Dead Simple Classroom Management Techniques 5 Steps that took me from “I Hate Teaching” To “I Love Teaching” An Educator’s Guide for Teaching Creatively Meet the 20-Year-Old Mastermind Behind Students For Trump What Type of Teacher Are You? Practice Makes Possible: What We Learn By Studying Amazing Kids 9 Ways To Become A Successful Blogger 25 Books You Should Read, According to a Few of the World’s Most Successful People Top 101 Educational Websites and Apps of 2016 8 Things to Look For in Today’s Classroom 60 Very Practical Things I Wish I’d Known Before I Started Teaching Top 10 Evidence Based Teaching Strategies Bigger Gains for Students Who Don’t Get Help Solving Problems 9 “Look Fors” in the Elementary Math Classroom The Painful Practice of Putting Your Art Out There The Right to Learn: Upholding Human Dignity through Differentiated Instruction By writing for Wikipedia, students learn more than a “traditional test”: Luz MarÃa Silva Six Music Classroom Management Strategies 9 Reasons Why Millennials Need eLearning Instead Of Classroom Teaching Why We Should Care About Equality and Social Justice AsÂ Educators Flexible Seating and Student-Centered Classroom Redesign FurtherÂ education’s top 50 social media users to follow 5 Keys to Educating People – Revisited Finding Your Way Back When Your Motivation Takes a Holiday Letting kids move in class isn’t a break from learning. It IS learning. Online PD Won’t Work If It’s Not Job-Embedded Mom and Baby With Down Syndrome Mail Letter to Doctor Who Suggested Abortion Print My Cal The Benefits of Blended Learning Teacher Turnover [Infographic] Edtech and English Language Learners: Scoping Out the Landscape The importance of parent intuition and observation in recognizing highly creative children How to fix the apathy problem in schools How one educator broke rules, influenced a state law and got all his students to graduation If I’m Such a Great Teacher, Why Do I Want to Quit? This should fuel your weekend reading. Enjoy! Joel WagnerJoel 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.