Crick Software blog
Following the recent release of DocsPlus for iPad, it’s worth talking about Apple’s Volume Purchase Programme (VPP) and why most schools should be using it.
Following on from our success at the Bett Awards in January, we’re delighted to announce that Clicker 7 has also been named Best Special Education Resource at the 2018 ERA Awards!
When I visit schools and demonstrate speech support, I’m occasionally asked whether Crick Software products also support speech to text. Therefore, in our brand new DocsPlus iPad App we have captured the power of Apple’s Siri to enable this!
Clicker Books on LearningGrids, such as The Tortoise and the Hare, are perfect for providing reading practice, learning about new topics and exploring different genres of writing.
While running a Regional Training Day recently, teachers on the course explained to me that some of their pupils struggle to access work in Maths lessons and are easily disengaged from the class. We started discussing how Clicker can be used to support numeracy, as well as literacy.
After several months of planning and hard work, we have now published our newly developed website! Not content with just applying a new coat of paint, we designed and built our new website from the ground up...
We have a lovely new success story to share with you from Anne Harris, the SENCo at St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School in Greenwich.
A couple of weeks ago I visited schools in Kuwait to demonstrate our literacy support tools. They loved using Clicker on Windows/Mac and having recently invested in Chromebooks, they wanted to learn about sharing resources between Clicker and the Clicker Apps for Chromebook.
You may have noticed that in January we launched a brand-new website. Many months of hard work have resulted in a faster, more responsive and intuitive site. Here’s what’s new...
Many primary schools are now introducing Shakespeare to their pupils through adapted stories and dramatic activities. We have a selection of Clicker resources that are designed to support pupils writing sentences, plot summaries and write texts about the tragedy Macbeth.
When visiting a school for a training session last week, we got discussing how to best use the free resources on LearningGrids. The teachers were keen to explore how they can personalise resources to suit their pupils’ specific interests or needs.
The BETT Awards are considered the highest accolade in the Educational Technology industry, so we’re delighted to have won the 2018 Bett Special Educational Needs Solutions Award for Clicker 7.
Working out how to implement the exam access arrangement regulations can be a real minefield. That’s why we thought it would be useful to host a free one-hour webinar to shed some light on this area!
Last term I had the pleasure of meeting Emma Dibden from Jumeirah English Speaking School (JESS), Dubai. Emma is Head of Learning Support, an Inclusion Champion and a prominent member of the Dubai Inclusion Network.
A great feature of Clicker 7 is the ability to share files with the Clicker Apps for iPad. Files made in Clicker 7 can be opened in the corresponding Clicker App and vice versa.