Crick Software blog

Make sure you register for our upcoming webinars
Bridget Philpott

Make sure you register for our upcoming webinars!

25th January 2023
by Bridget Griffiths

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!

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Julia Bradley

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.

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Gemma Dean

We’re excited to announce that our new training resources – DocsPlus for Students – are now live on our website!

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Rosie Sheach

In a recent DocsPlus demonstration, I was asked whether DocsPlus could support the school’s ‘threefold improvement plan’ by...

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Julia Bradley

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!

Guest post - Carol Allen
carol-allen

When our students find something difficult, or lack interest in it, or have an inbuilt fear of doing badly or indeed, failing; a very common anticipatory reaction is to avoid it.

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Siobhan Butel

The SEN Resources Blog reviews DocsPlus!

27th July 2022
by Siobhan Butel

Former secondary SENCo Georgina Durrant is a popular blogger and published author on a mission to ensure that all children with SEND are fully included and receive the best possible support.

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Gemma Dean

Customer care meetings are a fantastic opportunity for Clicker and DocsPlus users to get expert advice during their subscription period.

Exam-ready with DocsPlus
Joanne Gibbins

Exam-ready with DocsPlus

25th May 2022
by Jo Gibbins

A recent report shared headteachers’ concerns that teenagers are more stressed about upcoming exams than they were before the Covid pandemic struck. With stress and anxiety levels higher than before 2020, according to a survey by the Association of School and College Leaders, I thought I’d share an idea about using DocsPlus to prepare a fun exam/revision planner to help learners organise their thoughts and feel a little more in control of the situation.

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Ben Tookey

In today’s connected society, being able to share files quickly and easily is important.

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Rosie Sheach

Access arrangements in exams

10th November 2021
by Rosie Sheach

After working at Crick Software for over a year, I can see the impact using DocsPlus throughout my secondary education would have had in supporting my learning.

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Katie Fitch

In the summer term, I hosted a webinar with inclusion expert, Jules Daulby, that focused on engendering independence for SEND learners.

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Sergio Germano

Dictation in Clicker and DocsPlus

15th September 2021
by Sergio Germano

Dictation (speech-to-text) is a helpful tool that allows learners to get their ideas onto paper quickly.

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Sergio Germano

License management

11th August 2021
by Sergio Germano

The lead up to the start of a new school year is a great time to audit your software licenses so you don’t run into problems later.

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Joanne Gibbins

We were recently asked about using DocsPlus to support students in Vocational subject studies. With Wordbars to support structured written work and WorkSpaces to organise ideas and plan for writing, it’s certainly a great program to support your students.