Popular Media

Teaching the Scientific Method: Observation

The Scientific Method is the driving force behind our advancement in science. It is the process through which we build upon our existing knowledge and push ourselves to discover new things. For thousands of years scientists have used the Scientific Method to better understand the world around them. This method has been the guiding hand […]

Teaching ELA with Popular Media

For thousands of years we’ve understood that stories can teach us both ethical and factual lessons. Now, popular media carries on this tradition. We learn important lessons from television and films everyday. At ClassHook we strive to help you utilize the power of media to better teach these lessons in the most effective way possible. […]

Supporting Special Education Through ClassHook

ClassHook strives to accommodate a variety of learners and their needs. We want to assist all students in their learning process whether it is through our educational clips that teach social-emotional learning or through our video features that can be adjusted to suit the needs of students with learning disabilities. ClassHook has been beneficial in […]

Helping Educators Curb Profanity in Clips

In classrooms, many educators want to create fun and inclusive classroom environments by incorporating short videos into their lessons. On ClassHook there are thousands of entertaining clips curated to support critical thinking for students to build the connections between academics and real life.  As an uncontrollable variable to movies and shows that are rated PG-13 […]

SEL and Acceptance Lessons We Can Learn from Aang

Did you know that by watching TV, you are actually learning? In Avatar: The Last Airbender, viewers can learn prosocial behaviors and traits through the protagonist, Aang. His interactions with the other characters, how he resolves conflict, and his ability to find joy in everything are a few examples of how Aang is a model […]

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 […]

Using Videos in Online or Distance Learning

The coronavirus impacts more than just our health— it impacts the way we teach and the way students learn. As schools close to deal with this growing pandemic, educators and students find themselves having to adjust to online learning. Making the Jump from Physical Classrooms to Online Learning Millions have already embraced online learning. There […]