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  • One of the Quick Grid Wizards available to use in Clicker 6 enables you to create picture banks in seconds. But did you know that with one click of the mouse you can instantly add the picture names to the cells as well, creating a word bank with pictures in a flash?

    Once your pictures have been entered into the wizard, simply check the Show picture names box on the right hand side to add the text to the cells. If any of your pictures are named incorrectly you can alter the text by double clicking on it in the wizard, and entering the correct text in its place.

    Picture Bank Wizard

    Before the picture bank is created you can also choose the font that the text is displayed in, and alter the background colors, simply by clicking the More Options button at the bottom of the wizard.

    Picture Bank example

  • Back to School and Need a Clicker Refresher?


    Are you back at school and need a little refresher on how to access the powerful supports of Clicker 6? Did you know we offer Online Training?

    Online Training is a great way to get a refresher on Clicker 6 as well as learn something new for the new school year.

    We provide a great range of free Clicker 6 support materials on our website, but for those of you who would prefer an in-depth session with one of our Clicker experts, online training is a great option.

    Many schools find these sessions to be a very cost-effective way to get every staff member on board and ensure that their investment in Clicker has a significant and sustained impact on literacy standards across the curriculum.

    A one-hour live online training webinar for your staff is available at a cost of $150 per hour. Simply log on using the details provided and one of our Clicker trainers will share their screen with you. Once your session is scheduled, the trainer will contact you to ensure that the training is tailored to the needs and objectives of your school. We can also provide hands-on, face-to-face training at your district or school. The cost includes training for up to 30 people and covers using all of the main features in Clicker 6.

    If you are interested in finding out more about Clicker Online or On-site Training, or would like to schedule a session, please call us at 1-866-332-7425. Alternatively, you can email your interest to USinfo@cricksoft.com.

  • "How Do I?" Videos in Support



    Videos are an excellent way to provide both auditory and visual guidance on a subject, with the 90-Second Training videos in our training section proving very popular with customers.

    We have created more videos to demonstrate the answers to questions you may have about using Clicker 6 and the Clicker Apps. These were previously posted on our Facebook page and can now be found within our Support section.

    To access the videos, click Support in the top menu, and then click How do I? for the relevant product.

    Here are some examples for Clicker 6:


    • How do I see when the spellcheck was used?

    • How do I use Word documents with Clicker 6?

    • How do I edit and save a keyboard?

    • How do I use symbols with Clicker?

    • How do I use Click and Edit books?

    • How do I easily alter multiple grids or pages with the master?

    • How do I paint on top of a webcam photo?

    If you have any other questions about using Clicker 6 please do give us a call or send an email to support@cricksoft.com.

  • Clicker 6 Staff Training



    We provide a great range of free Clicker 6 support materials on our website, but for those of you who would prefer an in-depth session with one of our Clicker experts, we have a number of training options available.

    While these do come at a cost, many schools find these sessions to be a very cost-effective way to get every staff member on board and ensure that their investment in Clicker has a significant and sustained impact on literacy standards across the curriculum.

    Online Training

    A one hour live training webinar for your staff. Simply log on using the details provided and one of our Clicker trainers will share their screen with you. Online training is available at a cost of $150 per hour.

    Face-to-face Training

    Hands-on training at your school for up to 25 staff members. The session will include step-by-step demonstrations by our Clicker trainer, and lots of opportunities to create Clicker resources for your students. Once your session is booked, the trainer will contact you to ensure that the training is tailored to the needs and objectives of your school.

    The price for a full-day’s training is $1,500*, with a half-day costing just $900*.


    If you are interested in finding out more about Clicker training or would like to schedule a session, please call us at 1-866-332-7425. Alternatively, you can email your inquiry to USinfo@cricksoft.com.

    *Plus travel expenses

  • Using Clicker to Support ELL Students



    I wanted to share an idea recently posted by one of my colleagues in our UK office. He recently ran some Clicker 6 training and discovered that one school has been successful using the Listen and Say wizard to support ELL students.


    They created a Listen and Say activity using pictures of the staff. This enabled new ELL to practice saying and recording each teacher’s name. The ELL teacher felt this was a great way of integrating the children into the school community at an early stage.


    The school has just extended this by adding ‘emergency words’ to the activity, giving these students the opportunity to familiarize themselves with vital vocabulary such as ‘rest room’ and ‘lunchtime’.


    The school sees Clicker 6 as a key part of the integration process for new ELL students, helping them to overcome their nerves about starting at a new school and quickly gain confidence within their new environment.


    Here is an example of how such an activity might look (many thanks to the rest of the Crick Software staff for allowing us to use their photographs!):


  • Training Videos



    Have you taken a look at our Clicker 6 90-Second Training Videos and printable step-by step guides available on our website? You will start by learning the basics of Clicker, and gain the knowledge needed to manage the software features by modifying the user preferences, and can learn how to create personalized, curriculum-specific activities in seconds.

    If you use Atomic Learning, you can also find the videos on the Clicker 6 section of their website, too.