Crick Software blog

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catherine jell

In Peterborough, Fourfields Primary have been using Clicker 7 to support pupils of all ages and abilities. We recently went to visit them to hear about the success the children and staff have been enjoying.

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Phil Hackett

Clicker Communicator, our AAC iPad App, can also be used to interact with virtual assistants. This would enable users who find it difficult or impossible to communicate verbally to take control of their environment...

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Joanne Gibbins

Speaking sets in Clicker

6th June 2018
by Jo Gibbins

Speaking is one of the four essential literacy skills that help children to become well-rounded communicators – not just in school, it’s a hugely important life skill too!

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Jordan Butel

Structure strips

30th May 2018
by Jordan Butel

Recently, while training a school on DocsPlus, the teachers and I were discussing strategies for supporting learners on the structure of their writing - as well as the content.

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Lina Howarth

Personal data and Crick Software products

23rd May 2018
by Lina Howarth

Over the past few weeks we have had numerous letters and emails from schools asking about our GDPR compliance. Our internal processes are documented and in place and our staff have been trained in readiness for the implementation of the regulations.

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Ben Tookey

DocsPlus for iPad support

17th May 2018
by Ben Tookey

The Support section of our website hosts a wealth of helpful information about our products and how to use them. Recently, we’ve added new content for the DocsPlus App for iPad.

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Jean Rawle

Recently I visited a very inspiring school for the deaf, where I demonstrated some of the ways in which Clicker can support its learners.

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Siobhan Butel

Cherry Newby is a former Head Teacher who runs a blog for teachers and parents called 'The Newby Tribe'. She has recently posted a fantastic review of Clicker 7...

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Lina Howarth

Crick and GDPR

15th May 2018
by Lina Howarth

We have been working hard to update our policies and procedures and we are ready and fully compliant with GDPR.

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Phil Hackett

Crick Software launches Clicker 7 Arabic

9th May 2018
by Phil Hackett

Over the past six months, I have visited schools in the Middle East several times to demonstrate and provide training on Clicker 7. I am often asked if Clicker 7 could also be used in Arabic. I'm delighted to announce that we are launching Clicker 7 Arabic this month...

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Joanne Gibbins

Roman Soldier labelling

2nd May 2018
by Jo Gibbins

Did you see our Roman Soldier sets on LearningGrids recently? We’ve had some really positive feedback about these resources from schools, so if you haven’t seen them and your class is learning about the Romans, go check them out!

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Jordan Butel

Sentence building with multiple pictures

25th April 2018
by Jordan Butel

During a recent in-school training session, teachers wanted to learn how they could create sentence building activities in Clicker that included visual cues for both the subject and the object in the sentence...

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Ben Tookey

Apple’s Volume Purchase Programme

18th April 2018
by Ben Tookey

Following the recent release of DocsPlus for iPad, it’s worth talking about Apple’s Volume Purchase Programme (VPP) and why most schools should be using it.

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Siobhan Butel

Clicker 7 wins again!

11th April 2018
by Siobhan Butel

Following on from our success at the Bett Awards in January, we’re delighted to announce that Clicker 7 has also been named Best Special Education Resource at the 2018 ERA Awards!

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Phil Hackett

Dictating to DocsPlus

4th April 2018
by Phil Hackett

When I visit schools and demonstrate speech support, I’m occasionally asked whether Crick Software products also support speech to text. Therefore, in our brand new DocsPlus iPad App we have captured the power of Apple’s Siri to enable this!