Summer 2021 Olympic Games

The 2021 Summer Olympics are kicking off today! The Olympic Games will be taking place in Tokyo, Japan from Friday July 23rd to August 8th. History of the Olympic Games The history of the Olympic Games originally dates back to 3,000 years ago in ancient Greece. The first written records of the ancient Olympic Games […]

Independence Day

With Independence Day just around the corner, ClassHook wants to share about the significance of this national holiday! The traditional celebration of America’s independence includes parades, patriotic music, firework shows, concerts, bonfires, and barbeques! And of course, the most recognized symbol of this holiday is the American Flag alongside the national anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner.” […]

Happy Father’s Day!

Today is Father’s Day! With the rise of the media’s presence in our everyday lives, our perception of family structures and what a “father” is has been influenced by TV, film, social media, etc. On behalf of ClassHook, we view today as a day to cherish and celebrate whoever you see as your father.  We […]

An Analysis of Disney Princesses: How Raya and the Last Dragon Shifts Towards a Feminist Perspective

The Disney Princess franchise never fails to dazzle its audience no matter the age. They’re timeless—until you look a little closer. While these films often lend to positive emotions built primarily on nostalgia,  they do present references to harmful gender stereotypes.  . These classic films function upon the narrative of women being obediently passive in […]

Happy Mother’s Day!

This Sunday is Mother’s Day! While this special day is often flooded with heartfelt sentiments regarding traditional biological and female mothers, this does not mean that these are the only moms of the world. Globally, mothers are observed to be warm, loving, nurturing, and strong characters—who you see as a “mother” to you is your […]

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! With the COVID-19 pandemic changing every aspect of our lives, we’ve been forced to adapt and overcome these unique challenges. One of the most pressing issues faced is the rapid redesigning of the educational experience. And while nobody was prepared for the extent of new measures necessary to continue schooling, one […]