Teaching

Post-COVID-19 – Returning to the Classroom

COVID-19 Permanently Changed the Education Sector Educations institutions around the globe are asking the same questions. How should schools welcome back students in autumn post-COVID-19? How has a year of distance learning affected the instructor’s perspective of their teaching models? Furthermore, which remote learning methodologies will school districts continue to incorporate once students return to […]

Cinco De Mayo

Cinco De Mayo (Fifth of May), a date also called The Day of the Battle of Puebla, is celebrated in Mexico and the United States in honor of a military victory in 1862 over the French forces of Napoleon III. ClassHook would like to share the importance of this national holiday! Let’s watch a quick […]

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 […]

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 […]

How to Break Biases when Teaching

Just like we mentioned in our article about Cognitive Biases, pre-built-in biases in your student’s minds can disrupt their learning experience. It can be difficult to break these biases when teaching, and it’s important to not just tell your students they’re wrong and move on. If a student is gonna learn to resist bias thinking, […]

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 […]

Teaching the Scientific Method: Results

We’ve reached the final step of Scientific Method: Analyzing the Results. The information you receive from observing your subject and experimenting is only useful when compared to your hypothesis. By comparing the experiment results with the hypothesis we can determine if our original assumptions were true or false. Mythbusters The Mythbusters give a perfect example […]