Teaching

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 […]

Why You Should Use Movie Clips in Your Lessons

As an educator, you’re often looking for new ways to support your students in their learning. You’ll add videos, fun activities, worksheets, and other materials to your lessons so that students can demonstrate their learning. But have you considered adding movie clips into the mix? Yes, movies. Those entertaining works of art. With their enthralling […]

Introducing a New and Improved ClassHook

Since the early days of ClassHook, we’ve been attentive to the educator experience. Our goal was to create a product that was intuitive, easy-to-use, fast, and most importantly, solved the problem of finding highly relevant educational content that engages students. Over the past few months, we’ve reassessed our product and noted that our fundamental design […]