Teaching Physics with The Simpsons

Concepts like matter, energy, and force can be abstract and challenging ideas to grasp for students of physics. Introducing these topics with the help of the Simpson family may make physics an easier pill to swallow for reluctant learners. Check out these five clips for some surprisingly educational moments from a timeless sitcom: 1. Static […]

Teaching Psychology with Seinfeld

While Seinfeld may allege to be a show about nothing, at ClassHook we think there’s plenty to mine when it comes to psychology. The neurotic exploits of Jerry, George, Elaine and Kramer provide potent material for any number of lessons on the subject. Here are some of our favorite clips for using Seinfeld to teach […]

ClassHook’s Top 5 Clips for Teaching Entrepreneurship

With the explosion of the startups in Silicon Valley and beyond, the dream of starting one’s own business seems more attainable than ever. As a startup, ClassHook understands the importance of effective and engaging education around entrepreneurship. These 5 clips are sure to inspire and instruct entrepreneurs young and old. 1. Back to School: Economics […]

Top 5 Clips for Social-Emotional Learning

Emotions can be hard to express in words. In fact, we spend our whole lives struggling to reconcile the gap. For a parent or instructor, this can make teaching about social-emotional issues doubly difficult. Engaging videos that provide examples of these different principles can be invaluable tools in showing, rather than telling. 1. Self Awareness: […]

Using ClassHook to Teach History

As many students and educators transition to distance learning, you may want to employ additional tools to keep curriculum engaging in the absence of face to face interaction. ClassHook’s database of educational video clips is an excellent resource to bolster an online lesson plan. For instance, you may find it helpful to utilize one of […]

How to Share Videos using Google Classroom

ClassHook wants to make sharing and assigning videos to students quick and easy. Many teachers use Google Classroom for sharing information and assignments with students. With the number of educators relying on remote learning increasing daily, teachers are utilizing Google Classroom more frequently. ClassHook’s number one priority is supporting teachers, so it’s super easy to […]

How to Create Embedded Questions on ClassHook

Adding prompts to videos is a surefire way to engage your students while they watch the videos you’ve selected. Videos are an active and useful way to teach many concepts, but it is important to ensure that your students don’t drift off while watching them. Luckily, prompts allow you to continually draw your student’s attention […]