Clicker is being used in thousands of schools around the world to raise reading and writing standards. A number of Clicker research studies have been undertaken by education professionals – here are some of the results!
(Occupational Therapist, USA)
The effect of multimedia writing support software on written productivity
A study exploring the effects of using Clicker on the quality and quantity of writing productivity of students who have mild to moderate developmental delays. Twenty-two special education students in elementary school participated in an eight week technology writing intervention using Clicker software.
There was a considerable growth in participants’ overall writing scores. Particularly significant growth was achieved by young emergent writers…
(Education Department, University of Nottingham)
Assessing the effectiveness of a whole-word multimedia reading intervention designed to support development of early literacy skills
An in-depth study assessing the effectiveness of Clicker in the Primary Year 1 classroom (equivalent to Kindergarten in the United states). The project took place over three years and involved a total of 158 Year 1 children of varying reading abilities from five different primary schools.
Dr. Karemaker’s results showed increased performance gains across a broad range of basic literacy skills after intervention with Clicker compared to traditional pedagogical practices…