“To see the transformation of these kids is amazing. Their self-confidence grows as they begin to read better. Todd’s strategy of eye-to-eye compliments and enthusiastic, positive reinforcement gives hope and inspiration to these kids, who so desperately need it.
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“I’ve never seen anything close to Todd Hoover’s program. I’ve never seen anyone so interested in helping, especially our population here in John Hopkins. Most of the time they are eager to help all of the good little children but he came right into the real deal. He comes with energy.”
“Kids show up at 7:30 a.m., they shoot a little basketball, hit some baseballs and then come in for 45 minutes and read – uninterrupted. I don’t have to say anything else. Where else do they do that?”
“With his approach, it eliminated all of the behavior problems. These kids, who won’t pay attention to a teacher, they’re on it, they’re focused. They are reading. It’s amazing to see.”
“These kids are so used to a different kind of vibe and what he brings in is something new, something different, and it’s almost like they want to know more. “Why are you so excited? Why are you so happy about reading?” they ask, and he tells them and it makes them want to show that same attitude as well.”