Student Engagement

The New Playlists Experience

We’ve redesigned playlists to be more intuitive and cohesive. Playlists are one of the most widely-used features on ClassHook. Educators use them to organize clips by topic and class period, and to save clips for later viewing. Playlists worked just fine, but we saw room for improvement in terms of their ability to organize and […]

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, […]

How ClassHook Benefits Educators

What is ClassHook? ClassHook benefits educators as the ideal place where K-12 educators find videos and clips from television shows and films to incorporate into any lesson plan. Believe it or not, a wealth of knowledge can be found in television and film. Why Education Professionals Use ClassHook Voted the Best Website for Teaching and […]

Why we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

This week, as we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, many classrooms will be going over the basics: wear green, decorate the room with Shamrocks, and maybe a mention of corned beef and cabbage. But what if you wanted to go beyond the basics this year? Maybe you wanted to teach about the origins of the holiday? […]

Five Cognitive Biases to Avoid when Teaching

When you are learning something new, it is easy to be influenced by a built-in inclination. These inclinations may help you determine if the new information is useful and can be trusted. However, It may also cloud your judgment. This is known as Cognitive Bias. Everyone has Cognitive Biases so you may assume that it […]

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 […]