After listening to Mr. Hoatson's lectures on Parent/Student Success, I was able to understand that it did not matter where I came from, or what my family income situation was. All that mattered was that if I truly believed in myself I could become whatever I want to be.
Student, Gadsden County, FL

Bill's Books

Support and learn about Bill's efforts to instill his humane and effective teaching methods, in the home and in the school, by purchasing one of his books.

Transform the school, transform society.

7 Minute Lecture Series - 3. The Phone Call

Learn how Bill Hoatson discovered a simple and highly effective strategy to diffuse a potentially volatile interaction with a student. This technique led to a fundamental change in how he managed his students from that point forward.

Sharonda: (Whispering) We have a question for you, but it's not about math. Mr. Harrison: Make it quick. Sharonda: Do you have to have an orgasm to get pregnant?
Mr. Harrison's Classroom

7 Minute Lecture Series


01. Introduction
(7 minute Lectures)

02. How to Create a Dropout
(Positive Behavior Shaping)

03. The Phone Call
(Reward Effort)