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. […]

Top 5 Clips for Social-Emotional Learning

Emotions can be hard to express in words. In fact, we spend our whole lives struggling to reconcile the gap. For a parent or instructor, this can make teaching about social-emotional issues doubly difficult. Engaging videos that provide examples of these different principles can be invaluable tools in showing, rather than telling. 1. Self Awareness: […]

Findings from the Clip Exchange Program

On August 18, 2016, we launched the Clip Exchange Program, an opportunity for teachers to earn donations towards their campaigns on websites such as DonorsChoose and GoFundMe. To earn donations, teachers had to submit educational clips from television shows and movies to our website. The Clip Exchange Program ended on September 16, 2016, and we […]