Harry Wong, The First Days of School

If you are trying to become a more effective teacher, then there is no better book to turn to than Harry Wong’s classic The First Days of School. Harry recently published the 4th edition of the book this year. I can still remember the first time I watched his video: “work, work, work…do, do, do.” It’s priceless information for any new teacher and a great reminder for the most seasoned veterans. Catechists would greatly benefit from his ideas as well.
Harry Wong, First Days of School


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  1. Janice Brumbaugh says:

    I read and re-read this book every summer to refresh my teaching methods. Each time I read it, something new stands out to me. Awesome summer read too!