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Bookbug and Clicker resources
Carolyn Clark

Bookbug and Clicker resources

26th January 2022
by Carolyn Clark

Last year, I shared some information about the great Clicker resources Call Scotland created with the Scottish Book Trust.

spring webinars
Nicki Wilson

This term we have a packed agenda of webinars to demonstrate how everyone can benefit from using our Clicker literacy tools.

tudor times
Pauline Smith

For the many people who have asked us for resources about the Tudors, we now have a new Tudor category on LearningGrids.

Charlottes Web
Tania Johnston

Charlotte’s Web and Clicker

5th January 2022
by Tania Johnston

One of my favourite books to read with my classes was always Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White. It is a great read-aloud book and perfect for more independent pupils to tackle on their own.

Decodable stories with Clicker
Joanne Gibbins

Decodable stories with Clicker

9th December 2021
by Jo Gibbins

The DfE’s recent paper on teaching a broad and balanced curriculum for education recovery focuses on prioritising elements of the curriculum to fill essential knowledge gaps so that pupils can make sense of later work.

Book Week Scotland and Clicker
Carolyn Clark

Book Week Scotland and Clicker

7th December 2021
by Carolyn Clark

As part of Book Week Scotland, the Scottish Book Trust gave out the 3 new books that were shortlisted for The Bookbug Picture Book Prize 2022 to all Primary 1 children in Scottish schools.

US Social-emotional learning with Clicker
Tania Johnston

One of the many things the pandemic has done is to reinforce the importance of the social and emotional well-being of children, and the role that social and emotional learning (SEL) must play in schools alongside academic learning.

Ready-made resources for vocabulary and language
Pauline Smith

Teachers and support staff use many strategies to support children who have English as an additional language (EAL) or children who have a speech or language delay. Read on to find out how the resources on LearningGrids can be used during intervention sessions.

Phonics fun with Clicker
Joanne Gibbins

Phonics fun with Clicker

26th October 2021
by Jo Gibbins

Our Decodable Stories on LearningGrids for Clicker are perfect for early learners starting out on systematic phonic work.

Have worksheets had their day
Joanne Gibbins

Have worksheets had their day?

20th October 2021
by Jo Gibbins

I recently read an interesting article that considered the use of worksheets in schools. It’s a contentious issue, especially in the light of environmental concerns.

Alphabet Animals
Tania Johnston

Alphabet Animals

29th September 2021
by Tania Johnston

Have you met the Alphabet Animals, Clicker’s newest characters on LearningGrids?

US lets learn about money with clicker
Pauline Smith

Let’s learn about money with Clicker!

8th September 2021
by Pauline Smith

Visit our Money category on LearningGrids to find a variety of resources that support children’s understanding of basic money concepts.

Maths and reading (keeping up with Clicker)
Joanne Gibbins

How Clicker can close the attainment gap in reading and maths for disadvantaged pupils.

KWL Chart header
Tania Johnston

Clicker K-W-L Chart

21st July 2021
by Tania Johnston

We’ve recently added a K-W-L chart on LearningGrids. These are a great way to engage pupils in a new topic – helping them to recall knowledge, develop a purpose for learning, and track their progress.

Summer learning with Clicker header
Joanne Gibbins

As schools close for the summer break, there is an air of anticipation of how we can all use this time not just to reflect and refresh, but to keep developing minds working and growing. Let’s help children to feel calm and settled, and most importantly inspired and ready to face all the challenges of the new academic year.