Joomla 3.6 had maiking drag and drop ordering is surely very important for UI, but, the Featured Articles Ordering Direct By Number is very important many websites for example if theere are 10000s of articles, ohh, the joomla 3.6 version had taked this feature and replace with drag and drop.
Don't worry, you can also using the Featured Articles Ordering Direct By Number Order and sticky ordering your frontpage articles, just do this:
you can copy the view from Joomla! 3.5.1 :
to the Isis-Template-Override:
Also, you can frist create the com_content and featured folder under /administrator/templates/isis/html/