Boy Who Became an Early-Childhood Educator Reflections, Memories, and Future Thoughts about Our Field

ISBN-10: 1475984847

ISBN-13: 9781475984842

Edition: 2013

Authors: Manuel Kichi Wong

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A male educator explores the joys of working with children in this inspirational account. Manuel Kichi Wong shares his personal journal entries that consider the challenges and obstacles of being a male educator in a field dominated by women. Whether it’s cooking, cleaning, changing diapers, dealing with parents, or interacting with children, he does whatever it takes to get the job done. Find out what it really means to pursue a career as an early-childhood educator. Wong discusses ways to •apply different methods to help children learn;• work with children in various settings, including at school and at home;•balance the demands of your job and personal life; and•communicate better with parents and fellow teachers. He also provides candid stories about the questions a man fields when he is an early-childhood teacher. Life in this profession isn’t easy, but the joys of giving and of working and being with children make it all worthwhile.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 204
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.47" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

MANUEL KICHI WONG was born, raised, and educated in San Francisco, California. He is a college instructor, an early-childhood teacher, and a volunteer for family child-care providers and community groups. This book is an expansion of The Last Nine Months: Putting on My Last Diaper in Family Child Care.

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