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Book Week Scotland – Clicker resources and voices
As part of Book Week Scotland, the Scottish Book Trust gave out the three new books that were shortlisted for The Bookbug Picture Book Prize 2023 to all Primary 1 children in Scottish schools. The gifted books were...
Explore Mexico with Clicker
Día de Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a celebration of life and death and takes place on November 1st and 2nd each year in Mexico. The holiday has roots back to rituals honouring the dead in Ancient Mesoamerica.
Support - keeping it simple!
We live in an age where tech is developing at a phenomenal rate and can be considered by some as ‘overcomplicated’ and only for those who are ‘tech savvy’. With so many instructions to follow and ‘click here, click there’; it can sometimes feel a bit overwhelming…
When our students find something difficult, or lack interest in it, or have an inbuilt fear of doing badly or indeed, failing; a very common anticipatory reaction is to avoid it.
Summer story share
We are delighted to share some lovely entries from our Summer Story Share competition!
Supercharge your classroom’s 'stuck list' with Clicker
According to lecturer in education Dr Kirstin Mulholland, everyone needs a ‘stuck list’. She shared her advice in a recent article about classroom strategies to support pupils to work and tackle challenges in their learning independently, minimising the first port of call being to ask an adult for help.
Clicker 8: easier editing, improved accessibility and more
We’re really excited to announce Clicker 8 Release 9, available free to all Clicker 8 users. Here are a few highlights...
Clicker Talk is here!
We’re excited to announce the launch of Clicker Talk, the newest member of the Clicker Apps family - perfect for boosting pupils’ speaking and listening skills across the curriculum.
Unmissable Clicker webinars this term
We have a packed programme of Clicker webinars and training sessions this autumn!
Research shows that nonsense narratives benefit children’s social and emotional wellbeing. Here’s how every learner can enjoy writing them using Clicker.
Welcome Bridget, Julia, and Kimberly to Crick Software!
It’s been a busy few months at Crick, and as we prepare for the new academic year, we also have some fantastic new members of the UK team that we’d like to introduce you to.
We’re going on a shape hunt!
Have you seen the 3-D Shape Hunt Clicker resources? These colourful sets are great for helping children to identify, name and write about shapes that can be spotted within everyday objects. Read on to see how this can be a fun activity to carry out during the school holidays.
Clicker for learners with physical difficulties
In a recent local authority demonstration, I focused on how Clicker can be used to support learners with a range of physical difficulties. Here are a few highlights!
The SEN Resources Blog reviews DocsPlus!
Former secondary SENCo Georgina Durrant is a popular blogger and published author on a mission to ensure that all children with SEND are fully included and receive the best possible support.
Cognitive load theory and Clicker
Clicker is a great tool in supporting learners at all stages of their literacy journey. With lots of recent talk about cognitive load theory and its implications on learning, I wanted to explore some ideas about how Clicker can help.