Crick Software blog

Write-stories-with-Clicker
Gemma Dean

Write stories with Clicker

2nd August 2023
by Gemma Dean

We recently ran a webinar focusing on using Clicker to support children writing their own stories. I’ve gathered some of the ideas and resources we shared here.

Interactive-plenaries
Andrew Cumming

Interactive plenaries

26th July 2023
by Andrew Cumming

A lot of the time, we can forget the most important part of the lesson: reflection.

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Tania Johnston

Summer holiday and well-being

19th July 2023
by Tania Johnston

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.

planning-non-fiction-writing-tasks-with-docsplus
Joanne Gibbins

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.

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Phil Hackett

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!

Using-Clicker-Board-to-track-prior-and-gained-knowledge
Bridget Philpott

How do you collect your pupils’ prior knowledge?

Introducing-Clicker-to-pupils
Gemma Dean

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.

Discover the Great Barrier Reef through Clicker
Pauline Smith

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.

Supporting-EAL-pupils-with-pictures-in-Clicker
Gemma Dean

During a recent training session, staff were particularly interested to find out how you could use Clicker to support EAL pupils.

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Phil Hackett

Many of our customers purchase Site Licenses and want to find out the easiest way to install the software on numerous Windows devices.

its-national-share-a-story-month
Joanne Gibbins

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?

clicker for early years
sian-rice

Clicker for Early Years

17th May 2023
by Siân Rice

Recently, we ran a training webinar focusing on how Clicker can be used in the Early Years.

workspace-on-learninggrids
Joanne Gibbins

WorkSpace on LearningGrids

10th May 2023
by Jo Gibbins

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!

Teaching-figurative-language-with-Clicker
Carolyn Knowles

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.

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Julia Bradley

If you’re using Clicker on a Chromebook, take a look at the image below. Does this appear when you open a Clicker App?