Movies

Social-Emotional Learning through Films

Did you know… That social-emotional learning (SEL) improves student behavior and affects their outcomes later in life? That students recognize and understand the same social and emotional themes in iconic scenes from their favorite films? What exactly IS Social-Emotional Learning (SEL)? SEL is “the process in which children and adults acquire and apply the knowledge, […]

Prohibition in the United States

The Eighteen Amendment of the Constitution of the United States is significant for two reasons: it banned the sale, manufacture, and transport of alcohol in the United States, and it was the only amendment to ever be repealed. That’s right, only 13 years after it went into effect in 1920, it was repealed by the […]

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 8 Clips for Elementary English/Language Arts

The foundation students build in elementary school is critical to their success as lifelong learners. However, even for the most attentive student, these early spelling and grammar lessons can be a bit dry. Fun and engaging videos can help to liven up this important material. We’ve put together a few of our favorite clips to […]

Everything You Need to Know About Teaching with Movies

Motion pictures have fascinated society since the first film was created in the late 1800s. Since then, movies have only grown in popularity, generating billions of dollars in sales and inspiring millions of people around the world. Movies are now ingrained in popular culture, being the subject of quotes, colloquialisms, and memes. Given this phenomenon, […]

Why You Should Use Movie Clips in Your Lessons

As an educator, you’re often looking for new ways to support your students in their learning. You’ll add videos, fun activities, worksheets, and other materials to your lessons so that students can demonstrate their learning. But have you considered adding movie clips into the mix? Yes, movies. Those entertaining works of art. With their enthralling […]