Frequently Asked Questions

What is CLIO Lesson?

CLIO Lesson is a supplemental language arts web program designed to simplify classroom learning. Video lessons, hands-on activities, and other materials work together to make language acquisition simple and fun for young learners.

Who is CLIO Lesson for?

CLIO Lesson is a curriculum for both students and teachers. Our pre-made lesson plans provide top-quality instruction to students, while being a valuable resource for teachers. This system is great for one-on-one instruction, small group, and whole group lessons.

What is the inspiration behind CLIO Lesson?

Everyone at CLIO Lesson is or has been a teacher. We know how hard it can be to find the time and inspiration to create quality lesson plans amidst all of your other personal and professional responsibilities – so we want to help. Our mission at CLIO Lesson is simple – to simplify student lessons and support teachers. CLIO Lesson was created with you in mind. To read more about the history and mission of CLIO Lesson, visit our About page.

How does CLIO Lesson work?

CLIO Lesson is effortless. The first step is to prepare CLIO Lesson cards for your students, connect your computer to a whiteboard or projector, and press play. The video lesson will automatically stop at certain points to give students a chance to think and talk about lesson concepts. During the video, CLIO Lesson cards work to keep the entire class focused and engaged. Finally, Knowledge Checks will help you assess your students’ progress while keeping them on track. Contact us or visit How CLIO Lesson Works for more information.

Do I need to have a membership to use CLIO Lesson?

Yes, a membership is required to access CLIO Lesson materials. We have monthly and yearly membership options. Both subscriptions include access to all video lessons, CLIO Lesson cards, and Knowledge Checks. To learn more, check out our membership options.

What makes CLIO Lesson different from other tools I use in the classroom?

CLIO Lesson provides every resource you need – all in one simple program. Our membership includes video lessons to draw students in, lesson cards to hold their attention, and Knowledge Checks to ensure they are on the right track. We want you to get the most out of our program, so our staff will be here for you every step of the way to address any questions or concerns that may come up.

Will more lessons and materials be added?

Yes! We are always striving to improve our program and add new lessons and materials regularly. Once a member, you will have access to all of our original and new content.

What if the video doesn't play properly?

If we experience technical issues with our video hosting service, we will immediately post a notification on our homepage. If you are having video trouble and we have not posted a notice on our homepage you may have a weak or unstable internet connection. Try restarting your computer or network. You can also try connecting an ethernet cable directly from your modem to your computer for a stronger connection.

Do I need an app to use CLIO Lesson?

CLIO Lesson is intended for use in a classroom with a projector, desktop computer, or laptop. While we currently do not have an app available, we encourage you to keep an eye out for any future updates. We are always working to expand and improve our services!

Does CLIO Lesson work on smart phones and tablets?

For the best performance, we recommend CLIO Lesson be used with a projector, desktop computer, or laptop.

Can I try CLIO Lesson before I pay for a subscription?

We offer a free trial! If you decide to become a member, the billing cycle will begin after the free trial period. Unless canceled, your membership will automatically renew on a monthly, or yearly basis – depending on your subscription.

Do you accept purchase orders or checks?

Yes! We accept purchase orders and checks for yearly memberships only. Accounts will be activated once a check payment is received. You can mail checks to: PO Box 801 Goose Creek, SC 29445. Email us to let us know the check is on the way!

Do you offer refunds?

Unfortunately, we cannot offer any refunds at this time. If you decide to cancel your membership, your card will no longer be charged once the current billing cycle has ended.

I forgot my password. How do I reset it?

Reset password here.

I still have questions. What should I do?

Feel free to email us at friends@cliolesson.com with any questions or comments. We are always happy to help!