Feature Updates

Below, you’ll find listed the history of updates to ClassHook.

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 […]

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Use Advanced Search to Search Within Videos on ClassHook

At ClassHook, we help educators find the perfect video clip for their lessons so they can make learning more fun and engaging for their students. While we classify all of our videos by subject area and grade level, and offer robust search filters, sometimes educators are searching for videos a little differently. Consider Shawna, for […]

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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 […]

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Enhance Your Personal Clips with Pause Prompts

Last month, ClassHook released Personal Clips to help educators organize and manage videos they find all over the web. While educators have enjoyed the streamlined video management experience, we received feedback that indicated their interest in adding Pause Prompts to their own videos. Today, we’re excited to announce that you can now add Pause Prompts […]

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Use ClassHook to manage your favorite videos

Educators often source their videos from a variety of websites and services, and it can be challenging to keep track of the videos they’ve found. ClassHook wants to streamline the process of organizing videos so that teachers can focus on helping their students extract the most learning from them. In a recent poll, 74% of […]

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Introducing Pause Prompts

Educators face many challenges when showing videos in their classrooms. Students don’t always pay attention, and not all of your students will fully understand the content of the video. As a result, many teachers pause the video at key moments to check for student understanding and address misconceptions before playing the rest of the video. […]

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Premium Feature Series #2: Request Subtitle Improvements

What is the Request Subtitle Improvement feature? Our subtitles are automatically generated, and while they’re often pretty accurate, they’re not perfect. When showing videos to your students, you want them to retain as much of the illustrated concepts as possible. If a video’s subtitles are misspelled, incorrect, or completely missing, students can miss important information and improperly […]

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Premium Feature Series #1: Playlist Collaboration

What is the Playlist Collaboration feature? We are excited to provide you with new ways of collaborating with other educators. Playlist Collaboration is a new feature that allows you to build video playlists with other teachers. The people you invite do not need to have ClassHook Premium but will need a ClassHook account. How do […]

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Introducing ClassHook Premium

Today, we’re thrilled to announce the launch of ClassHook Premium!! 🎉🎉🎊🎊 ClassHook Premium is a new subscription plan that is packed with features designed to help you more quickly and easily find clips specific to your lessons. Before I dive into ClassHook Premium, you might be wondering about our free plan. Yes, you can still […]

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Feature Update: February 2018

Today, we’re excited to announce improvements when viewing clips that contain profanity! While we strive to minimize the number of clips on ClassHook that have profanity, there are quite a lot of clips that have valuable lessons but unfortunately contain a swear or two. We hear that educators would like to use some of these […]

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