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Practise spelling common exception words with Clicker
Earlier this term, my daughter brought home a list of Year 1 common exception words that her school would like us to practise spelling with her.
The ‘five-a-day’ principle
Familiar strategies to help classroom teachers improve outcomes for SEND pupils.
Colourful semantics and Clicker
Do you use colourful semantics in your classroom?
Sunny Bank Primary School – a success story
We recently received a wonderful Clicker success story from Marianne Baird who is the Assistant Headteacher and SENCo at Sunny Bank Primary School.
Clicker and metacognition
Recently, I was in conversation with the lead psychologist of a group of schools, who wanted to know how Clicker could help with metacognition.
KidsAid – our charity of the year
At the start of every year, we take a company-wide vote to decide which of the many worthy organisations in our local area will be the Crick Software ‘charity of the year.’
Worksheet transformation with Clicker
In a recent conversation with an assistive technology specialist in the USA, the topic of worksheets came up.
Poor spelling skills? Clicker can help!
When teaching children with spelling difficulties, we can't use a “one size fits all” approach. So, I have highlighted a few ways that Clicker tools and resources can be used to give these children personalised tasks and support, enabling them to experience success.
Bookbug and Clicker resources
Last year, I shared some information about the great Clicker resources Call Scotland created with the Scottish Book Trust.
This term we have a packed agenda of webinars to demonstrate how everyone can benefit from using our Clicker literacy tools.
Learn about the Tudor times with Clicker
For the many people who have asked us for resources about the Tudors, we now have a new Tudor category on LearningGrids.
Charlotte’s Web and Clicker
One of my favourite books to read with my classes was always Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White. It is a great read-aloud book and perfect for more independent pupils to tackle on their own.
Clicker MFL part 5: Stories
Recently, I’ve had several enquiries about using Clicker for teaching French or Spanish as a second language. In this series of blog posts, I have been looking at the different activities offered in Clicker: MFL French and Spanish.
Clicker MFL part 4: Extending language skills
Recently, I’ve received several enquiries about using Clicker for teaching French or Spanish as a second language. In this series of blog posts, I am looking at the different activities offered in our Clicker: MFL packages.
Decodable stories with Clicker
The DfE’s recent paper on teaching a broad and balanced curriculum for education recovery focuses on prioritising elements of the curriculum to fill essential knowledge gaps so that pupils can make sense of later work.