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Gemma Dean

Visuals in Clicker

28th July 2021
by Gemma Dean

We're asked often by schools how they can incorporate visuals in Clicker to support their learners. Children with a range of needs can benefit from using visuals. Here are some of the different ways you can use visuals in Clicker.

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Gemma Dean

Resource ideas – Macbeth

23rd June 2021
by Gemma Dean

A customer recently contacted me asking about Clicker resources that they could use with children studying Shakespeare. We have lots of resources on the topic of Macbeth and it’s easy to create even more...

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Joe Owen

Time-saving training resources

9th June 2021
by Joe Owen

A summary of our time-saving training resources that will enable you and your staff to become confident Clicker users.

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Gemma Dean

Exploring senses with Clicker

12th May 2021
by Gemma Dean

Recently, while researching in preparation for webinars and training sessions, I came across an article on the benefits of using different senses to aid vocabulary development. This can be beneficial for younger learners and children with EAL. While reading the article I was inspired by all the ways Clicker could be used to support this.

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Gemma Dean

Resource ideas - dinosaurs

31st March 2021
by Gemma Dean

Recently when preparing a training session with a school, they passed me some dinosaur-themed resources that I could use as the basis for accompanying Clicker activities.

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Gemma Dean

Space project – resource ideas

24th February 2021
by Gemma Dean

Recently a teacher contacted us asking if we had any suggestions for supporting children working on a project on space. I thought this was a really great activity and I enjoyed putting together resources on the topic. Here are some ideas that might be helpful for others.

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Gemma Dean

Clicker and Talk for Writing

20th January 2021
by Gemma Dean

Recently we were asked about using Clicker alongside Talk for Writing in our Clicker Community Facebook group. I answered with some suggestions, but I felt it was such a good topic it would be beneficial to write up some ideas in more detail for each stage of the Talk for Writing approach.

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Gemma Dean

Some recent online discussions explored how to make creative writing exercises more accessible for children with literacy difficulties. Here are some examples I came up with of how you could use different Clicker Sets to support children.

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Alex Willcox

Our free Clicker webinars are filling up fast – book your spot soon!

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Gemma Dean

Training webinars

23rd September 2020
by Gemma Dean

The webinars for the autumn term are now open for registrations!

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Gemma Dean

Literacy and inclusion expert Jules Daulby recently joined Katie for a fantastic webinar to discuss the growing importance of blended learning and how Clicker can help make blended learning easier.

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Gemma Dean

Get started using Clicker!

18th March 2020
by Gemma Dean

Our training guides give you loads of tips to help you get the most out of Clicker 8 and Clicker Writer. But if you want to get going sooner, then here are some handy first steps to help you get started using Clicker!

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Gemma Dean

If you’d like to find out more about the new features of Clicker 8, you can register for one of our ‘What’s new in Clicker 8?’ webinars this term.