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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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Phil Hackett

We spoke with SEN specialist Renee Ballan about the project she is working on with children with complex physical and learning needs in Bethlehem.

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Tania Johnston

Clicker and World Mental Health Day

9th October 2019
by Tania Johnston

October 10th is World Mental Health Day, so it seems like a good time to highlight some recent additions to LearningGrids that focus on social and emotional learning.

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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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Joanne Gibbins

Critical thinking with Clicker

11th September 2019
by Jo Gibbins

Use this Clicker resource as a great way of encouraging your pupils to practise their critical thinking skills.

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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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Pauline Smith

A new start

3rd September 2019
by Pauline Smith

To help your pupils get back into writing after the long summer break, check out our newly published ‘First Day at School’ Clicker Set.

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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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Alex Willcox

Clicker community – summer round-up!

20th August 2019
by Alex Willcox

More fantastic examples from social media of Clicker being used to boost children’s literacy achievements.

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Phil Hackett

My recent article exploring on how technology can help International Schools accommodate their diverse student population's language learning needs has been published in International School Leader Magazine.

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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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Andrew Cumming

Interactive plenaries

31st July 2019
by Andrew Cumming

A lot of the time, we can forget the most important part of the lesson: reflection. Using Clicker, we can easily create several activity sets to create plenary opportunities.

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Ben Tookey

We are pleased to welcome Sergio Germano to the Crick Software Support Team.