As a teacher, listening to Bill's talk was both validating and inspiring. He shared real stories about real kids. Bill reminded me that we really do make a difference. I couldn't wait to get back to my classroom.
Rachel Furlow
Teacher, 12 years- Tallahassee, FL

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7 Minute Lecture Series - 1. Introduction

This video introduces Bill Hoatson and the Seven Minute Lecture Series. He discusses his mission to help the struggling student by using proven techniques every teacher should know.

Phil: What charts? Sharon: You've got to have one of these for each client. Phil: Just great. I've got 28 clients. Do you want me to actually work with real, live human beings or just write about it? Sharon: Both.
Second Period at the Center

7 Minute Lecture Series


01. Introduction
(7 minute Lectures)

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

03. The Phone Call
(Reward Effort)