How to Locate Video Clips to Share with Students

Published On: October 11th, 2017·By ·

Looking for video clips to inspire and engage your students? ClassHook lets you educate students using scenes from their favorite TV shows and movies.

In this 3-Minute Classroom Problem Solver video, education expert Monica Burns explains how to use ClassHook to find videos to support your lesson plans. These aren't just any videos — they come from popular media sources your students will recognize. Students often have short attention spans, and using educational clips from popular TV shows and movies keeps students interested.

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Take a look as Monica explores this free tool, and explains the basics of how it works. It's easy to browse ClassHook by keyword, subject, or recently added clips. Take a look, and find a video clip to use with your students in your next lesson plan.

Can you see yourself using this tool with your lesson plans? Let me know what you think in a comment on this article.

How to Locate Video Clips to Share with StudentsInterested in more resources for your students? Take a look at this on-demand online training session:

Flipping Your Class with Videos and Live Streaming from YouTube Live. Have you ever wanted to flip your class, giving your students instructional videos that they can view at home? Or maybe you've just wanted to provide video instruction for students who want to review or who have missed class. Either way, we can help. Join Sarah Thomas, a Google Certified Innovator, as she shows how you can flip your classroom using YouTube Live. Sarah also covers how to make your classroom more transparent by including parents in the process as well. Finally, she explains how to automatically archive videos to your channel for later viewing.

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About Our “Video Clips” Presenter
Monica Burns is an Education Consultant, EdTech Blogger, and Apple Distinguished Educator. Monica works with teachers to make technology integration exciting and accessible at all grade levels. She has conducted well over 40 unique training sessions for SimpleK12, click here to take a look at more videos from Monica.

About the Author
Kimber Thompson is a Lead Moderator for SimpleK12 webinars and a Contributing Editor for She writes frequently about education topics, and is passionate about tools and techniques that inspire young learners. You may reach her with ideas and comments at

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