About the Author
Harry K. Wong is an award-winning teacher and new teacher advocate. Harry is a native of San Francisco and
is arguably the most sought-after motivational speaker in education today having given some 3000 presentations to over a
million people. He has been called 'Mr. Practicality' for his common sense, user-friendly, no-cost approach to managing
a classroom for high-level student success. The March 2006 issue of Instructor magazine named him one of the 20 most
admired people in education along with Maya Angelou, Howard Gardner, and Oprah Winfrey. He has received numerous other
teaching honors. Profits from the sale of the book fund 'The First Days of School Foundation.' That foundation has built
and funds the 250 student 'Wong Mean Reth Learning Academy' in the jungles of Cambodia.