Crick Software blog
For a lot of children, the summer holiday means a break from the stresses of school. But a change to the normal routine can bring other challenges for many children. Clicker is a good tool to use to check in with a child to see how they are doing.
Getting students to write confidently within a range of non-fiction genres is no easy task. But our set of WorkSpace planners for DocsPlus on LearningGrids could be just what you’re looking for if you have students starting out or struggling with writing non-fiction text types.
Our technical support staff play a vital role in helping schools to get up and running with our software and are always on hand if you need some advice during your subscription. We’re delighted to welcome three new members to the team!
We recently ran a webinar focusing on approaches you can take to introduce Clicker to pupils. I’ve gathered some of the ideas we shared here.
Let’s explore how our Great Barrier Reef Clicker resources can be used to develop children’s understanding of the importance, beauty and threats faced by this spectacular underwater world.
During a recent training session, staff were particularly interested to find out how you could use Clicker to support EAL pupils.
Many of our customers purchase Site Licenses and want to find out the easiest way to install the software on numerous Windows devices.
Did you know that May is National Share-A-Story Month? Storytelling is a great way of getting your pupils actively engaged and motivated in sharing stories with others, so if you’re looking for some inspiration, why not take a look at LearningGrids?
As I’m sure you are already aware, WorkSpace – our intuitive planning tool – is now built in to the DocsPlus app. This is particularly exciting news for us on the Curriculum Team here at Crick, as it means that our iPad and Chromebook users have access to this fantastic tool – as well as hundreds of ready-made free WorkSpace resources on LearningGrids!
During a chat with one of the schools I work with, they mentioned how much value one of their teachers was getting from our Figurative Language resources on LearningGrids.
If you’re using Clicker on a Chromebook, take a look at the image below. Does this appear when you open a Clicker App?
When I meet with new schools who are interested in Clicker, I always love to showcase LearningGrids! LearningGrids contains thousands of high-quality resources - built by our fantastic Curriculum Team - that are regularly added to and updated. LearningGrids includes a variety of Clicker Sets to ensure that topics can be accessed in numerous ways.
With any scheme or technology that you implement in school, you want to know it’s having a positive impact on learning and you’re getting value for money. Here are some of the aspects of your pupils’ writing that Clicker can improve and how you can use the software to monitor and track their progress.