Student Engagement

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 […]

Top 7 Clips for Business Ethics

When it comes to ethics, sometimes it’s easier to show than tell. We all have different conceptions of what it means to be ethical when it comes to business. If you are a teacher looking for a way to show students business ethics in action, check out ClassHook’s top 7 videos. 1. A View to […]

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 […]

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 […]

Teaching and Learning ESL from The Simpsons

Since its debut in 1989, The Simpsons has been embedded in popular culture and entertained millions of viewers across the globe. Sometimes called the “encyclopedia of the US in the 20th and 21st century,” this cartoon has a broad coverage of all parts of American culture and society. Thus, it is more than ideal for […]

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, […]

Introducing Live Discussions on ClassHook

Involve your entire class in the discussion. At ClassHook, we help educators find and effectively use videos in their lessons to boost student engagement and retention. Today, we’re excited to announce that you can now create more active, discussion-based learning experiences for your students on ClassHook. Introducing Live Discussions! Live Discussions are a simple and […]

Featured Teacher #3 – Kate LeFebvre

Featured Teacher #3 Featured Teachers is an initiative by ClassHook to recognize the amazing work that teachers do every day. Each Featured Teacher post will focus on the work of one particular teacher and how that teacher engages and inspires his or her students using popular media. This week’s Featured Teacher is…Kate LeFebvre! About Kate […]