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Ben Tookey

macOS Catalina and iPadOS 13

6th November 2019
by Ben Tookey

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.

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Alex Willcox

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.

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Ben Tookey

License management

25th September 2019
by Ben Tookey

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.

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Jordan Butel

Access Arrangements changes

18th September 2019
by Jordan Butel

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.

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Katie Fitch

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.

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Ben Tookey

Making a full recovery

28th August 2019
by Ben Tookey

A support success story of how DocsPlus’ autosave failsafe came to the rescue for students who had sat their exams.

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Joanne Gibbins

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.

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James Stryjek

DocsPlus Chromebook app update

22nd May 2019
by James Stryjek

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.

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Alex Willcox

DocsPlus wins again!

27th March 2019
by Alex Willcox

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!

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Ben Tookey

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.

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Lina Howarth

DocsPlus wins at the Bett Awards!

24th January 2019
by Lina Howarth

Following on from the success of Clicker 7 in 2018, DocsPlus has won the Special Educational Needs Solutions Award at Bett 2019!

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Exam success with DocsPlus - Al Bateen Academy

31st October 2018
by Catherine Jell

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.

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Marcus Dux

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!

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Ben Tookey

For writers with low vision, you can configure DocsPlus so that the following items are displayed in the same colour scheme...

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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: