Effective Teaching Materials
Your Success. Our Passion. This has been our driving force for decades. We believe in your potential to be a very effective teacher—guiding students to achieve maximum success in their learning goals. We have developed the most respected resources to help you achieve these goals. Our variety of materials on effective teaching will help you increase your classroom management skills, develop classroom procedures and routines, reduce classroom discipline problems, improve your competence in lesson development and instruction, and make you proud that you are part of the noblest of all professions—teaching.
THE First Days of School is THE must-have primary resource that will lay the foundation for your success as a beginning teacher. It is a book you’ll refer to year after year to be reminded of what to do to make the next school year even better or to give you that all important shot-in-the-arm to keep you going. With over 4 million copies sold, this best-selling book is a must-have for every teacher, novice and veteran alike.
THE Classroom Management Book is a companion and extension of THE First Days of School. It takes one of the key characteristics of an effective teacher—classroom management—and breaks it down into the necessary steps to improve your skill and create a safe and positive classroom environment where students can focus on learning and achievement. Filled with 50 easy-to-implement procedures, this preeminent book will help you in managing your classroom better so you can create a positive classroom environment that hums with learning. It's the Classroom Management textbook that paves the way for a successful career.
All of our products are created by Harry and Rosemary Wong. Preview each of our products and order directly from us on our website. Our DVDs, CDs, and online materials all have a single focus—making you the most effective teacher you can be so you can be the difference in the lives of your students.
The 5th edition has just been released! Over 4 million copies have been sold of the preeminent book on classroom management and teaching for lesson achievement. It includes the new DVD, You Have Changed My Life, featuring William Martinez. Learn more.
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The companion book to THE First Days of School shows in detail how to apply procedures to create a safe place where student achievement thrives. The updated, 2nd edition will help prevent classroom discipline problems and develop routines where everyone knows what to do. Learn more.
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This DVD series captures the warmth, humor, and enthusiasm of Harry K. Wong. He shows what effective teachers do to cause student achievement. It is all common sense, research-based, non-controversial, basic information and techniques used by effective teachers shared in an entertaining, easy-to-implement format. Learn more.
Publisher-Direct Price: $495.00
These DVDs captures the warmth, humor, and enthusiasm of Harry K. Wong. He shows what effective teachers do to cause student achievement. It is all common sense, research-based, non-controversial, basic information and techniques used by effective teachers shared in an entertaining, easy-to-implement format. Learn more.
Publisher-Direct Price: $72.00
Watch how to put THE First Days of School into practice. Chelonnda Seroyer spent two months pouring through the book getting organized for her first day of school. She takes you into her classroom with story after story filled with insights, humor, and practical techniques. This video is available only as a digital product. Click the Digital customers link to learn more or to purchase access.
In this hands-on, interactive, online course, Harry and Rosemary Wong take the user through the process of developing a comprehensive classroom management plan in a binder for immediate use. The course is available with the basic materials (course access and physical binder) or with three bundle options. Learn more.
Publisher-Direct Price: $89.95 (includes shipping within Continental US)
Access to the basic course and a physical binder are sold with the book, THE First Days of School, 5th edition, in this bundle option. The book is referenced extensively in the course and is needed to complete the assigned readings at the end of each lesson. Learn more.
Publisher-Direct Price: $104.95 (includes shipping within Continental US)
Access to the course and a physical binder are sold with the materials packet that is retrieved online and printed as part of the course. The packet includes Resource Articles to read, Binder Pages to complete for your binder, Reflection Sheets with questions for deeper understanding, and Correlation Guides to the readings in the book. Learn more.
Publisher-Direct Price: $109.95 (includes shipping within Continental US)
Access to the course and a physical binder are sold with the book, THE First Days of School, 5th edition, and the packet of all digital reading material and binder pages. Everything needed to get the maximum benefit of the course is included in this bundle option. Learn more.
Publisher-Direct Price: $124.95 (includes shipping within Continental US)
Harry K. Wong, the most sought after speaker on teacher effectiveness, teams for the first time with his wife, Rosemary T. Wong, as they walk you through classrooms that hum with learning. Recorded live in St. Louis, Missouri, they share no-cost strategies and techniques for how to create an effective classroom. Learn more.
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Inspiring! Harry K. Wong shares his road to success in one simple message—Never Cease to Learn. This DVD will motivate new teachers to pursue their dreams and will validate veteran teachers for their commitment to the profession. It’s 38 minutes packed with the power to transform educators’ attitudes and lives. Learn more.
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This book offers a comprehensive step-by-step plan for how to structure an induction program to train, support, and retain new teachers. It includes over 80 pages of References that include schedules and handouts from some of the most effective induction programs in the country. Learn more.
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This is the speech that has helped thousands become effective teachers. Harry Wong “Live!” invites you to steal from him the secrets of effective teaching for all grade levels. His delivery is spellbinding. His speeches are legendary. His stories will leave you laughing, crying, and proud that you are a teacher. Learn more.
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This "classic" video of Harry Wong is what started it all. The presentation has been remastered as a DVD and captures the exciting performer that he is. It is an hour long motivational talk that offers concrete, practical, and applicable classroom suggestions for educators. The information is timeless. Learn more.
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This motivational essay is presented in a beautifully designed poster printed on glossy, heavyweight paper. The text was written by a teacher and will strike a chord with anyone in education. Give it as a gift or frame it and hang it in the classroom and use it to remind yourself of the dignity of the teaching profession. Learn more.
Publisher-Direct Price: $5.95 (includes shipping within Continental US)
This newspaper has been updated and is now called Effective Teaching. Please see the product called Effective Teaching for complete details.
Formerly called Successful Teaching, this eight-page newspaper is published periodically for practicing classroom teachers. It is filled with teaching tips and techniques that are easy to implement in any classroom. The articles shared enhance the content of many of our products. It is available for immediate download for free or in bulk for a small fee. Learn more.
Publisher-Direct Price: $0.25 (minimum order of 20, includes shipping within Continental US)
The 4th edition of The First Days of School is now out of print. Please see the new 5th edition for updates made to this best-selling book. Going Beyond content for the 4th edition can be found here. This edition is still available in eBook format. Limited quantities of 4th edition FIRESALE books are available. Call for pricing and availability. Learn more.
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The 1st edition of THE Classroom Management Book is now out of print. The 2nd edition book has just been released and is now available. QR Codes for the 1st edition book can still be accessed here. This edition is still available in eBook format. Limited quantities of 1st edition FIRESALE books are available. Call for pricing and availability. Learn more.
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