Crick Software blog
We’re extremely pleased to announce that Clicker is a Bett Awards finalist in the ‘Primary – Digital Learning Product – Literacy and Language’ category.
We’ve had lots of people sign up for the free webinars we’re running this term and there’s still space for you to sign up, too!
It’s a new year and a new term, which means that most schools will have recently carried out end-of-term assessments for teachers to gain a summative insight into how the needs of their class have changed over the first term. Subsequently, many will have identified children who require extra support to keep them, or get them, on track.
Recently, we ran a training webinar focusing on how Clicker can be used to support teaching maths. We had lots of requests for resources on different maths topics. The most popular including numbers and counting, place value, and operations.
Earlier this year, a BBC news item “Writing a Book in a Day” highlighted the work of a South African based charity called Book Dash that creates and publishes books for free, with the aim of enabling all children to “own a hundred books by the age of five”.
The predictor is one of the many fabulous features of Clicker and DocsPlus. Using the predictor results in greatly improved coherence, spelling and grammar, and helps to increase the writing productivity of learners who struggle to transfer their knowledge and ideas to the page.
We recently received a wonderful Clicker success story from Pete Thomson who is the Student Services Officer at Magill School. Pete has been using Clicker for over a decade and is a huge advocate of the support it provides pupils and the progress they make.
There has been a (much–needed) focus on developing early language skills recently. Through my research, I discovered that experts are talking about the power of nursery rhymes. Did you know that a child who knows eight nursery rhymes in their early years will be among the higher achievers in reading and spelling when they are eight years old?
With the new school year well underway, Support has been super busy with enquiries regarding managing apps licenses. So, let’s look at what it’s all about!
Self-determination theory (SDT) relates to human motivation. It suggests that people are most likely to be self-determined when three human needs are fulfilled...
We’re excited to announce that our new training resources – Clicker Basics – are now live on our website!
As part of Book Week Scotland, the Scottish Book Trust gave out the three new books that were shortlisted for The Bookbug Picture Book Prize 2023 to all Primary 1 children in Scottish schools. The gifted books were...
Día de Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a celebration of life and death and takes place on November 1st and 2nd each year in Mexico. The holiday has roots back to rituals honouring the dead in Ancient Mesoamerica.
According to lecturer in education Dr Kirstin Mulholland, everyone needs a ‘stuck list’. She shared her advice in a recent article about classroom strategies to support pupils to work and tackle challenges in their learning independently, minimising the first port of call being to ask an adult for help.