Crick Software blog
It’s that time of year again, when Apple release their new versions of macOS and iOS. The new OSes bring with them a host of new features and accessibility options, which we have detailed for you.
We’ve created a guide to show you the different ways that DocsPlus can be used to support students who require additional access arrangements in exams.
The first few weeks of the new school year are undoubtedly a hectic time for students and teachers, but it’s the best time to audit your software licenses and consider whether they need to be changed so you don’t run into problems later.
The JCQ have recently updated their guidance on Access Arrangements for students taking exams in England and Wales. We’ve identified one of the most significant changes.
If you are looking for an opportunity to learn more about how Clicker and DocsPlus can support your learners, you can join us at many local and national events in the upcoming months.
A support success story of how DocsPlus’ autosave failsafe came to the rescue for students who had sat their exams.
Getting students to write confidently within a range of non-fiction genres is no easy task. Our set of WorkSpace planners for DocsPlus could be just what you’re looking for if you have students starting out or struggling with writing non-fiction text types.
The latest update for the DocsPlus Chromebook app brings it closer in functionality to the desktop version, with new features like the DocReader and Exam Mode.
Following on from our success at the Bett Awards in January, we're thrilled to announce that DocsPlus has won the Special Education Resource category at the 2019 ERA Awards!
An explanation of the purchasing and licensing options available with our Clicker Apps for Chromebook, for individual users and for all of the users in an entire school.
Following on from the success of Clicker 7 in 2018, DocsPlus has won the Special Educational Needs Solutions Award at Bett 2019!
Recently, we spoke to Rachel Hinds, Head of Inclusion at Al Bateen Academy in Abu Dhabi. When she moved from teaching primary to teaching secondary, Rachel was looking for a more ‘grown up’ version of Clicker to support students with special needs and provide more affordable exam access arrangements.
I recently joined the Crick Software team as an Education Consultant, and now knowing all the products inside out, I’ve realised just how useful Clicker and DocsPlus would have been during my time in education!
For writers with low vision, you can configure DocsPlus so that the following items are displayed in the same colour scheme...
Victoria Crivelli, who has been a specialist Dyslexia teacher for over 30 years, explores the support our new secondary writing tool, DocsPlus, offers learners with dyslexia: