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.

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Video Library

Bill Hoatson offers high quality instructional videos for the education profession. Here you will find individual videos elaborating on a specific subject or even an entire series devoted to a theme. His flagship videos are the "7 Minute Lecture Series."


The "7 Minute Lecture Series" is a free library ot tips, stories and discussions about the education of children. Bill Hoatson hopes that you will find them both useful and entertaining.


A child learns to master language all by himself. If you decide to force the issue, shrieking "Not dadda.....DADDY, DADDY", you can create all kinds of speech problems not to mention the lifelong fear of DADDY.
Professor Johnson Unhinged - Section on Parenting

7 Minute Lecture Series


01. Introduction
(7 minute Lectures)

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

03. The Phone Call
(Reward Effort)