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Book Week Scotland and Clicker
As part of Book Week Scotland, the Scottish Book Trust gave out the 3 new books that were shortlisted for The Bookbug Picture Book Prize 2022 to all Primary 1 children in Scottish schools.
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. Take a look at the previous blog posts in this series: Introducing new vocabulary with Clicker MFL and Building simple sentences with Clicker MFL.
Cloud Storage in Clicker and DocsPlus
In today’s connected society, being able to share files quickly and easily is important.
Clicker MFL part 2: Building simple sentences
Recently, I’ve had several enquiries about using Clicker for teaching French or Spanish as a second language. We have MFL packages for teaching French and Spanish that work alongside Clicker.
Social and emotional learning with Clicker
One of the many things the pandemic has done is to reinforce the importance of the social and emotional well-being of children, and the role that social and emotional learning (SEL) must play in schools alongside academic learning.
Clicker MFL part 1: Introducing new vocabulary
Recently, I’ve had several enquiries about using Clicker for teaching French or Spanish as a second language. As a former MFL teacher, it was great to discuss the resources we have available and how they might be used.
Access arrangements in exams
After working at Crick Software for over a year, I can see the impact using DocsPlus throughout my secondary education would have had in supporting my learning.
Teachers and support staff use many strategies to support children who have English as an additional language (EAL) or children who have a speech or language delay. Read on to find out how the resources on LearningGrids can be used during intervention sessions.
Phonics fun with Clicker
Our Decodable Stories on LearningGrids for Clicker are perfect for early learners starting out on systematic phonic work.
Have worksheets had their day?
I recently read an interesting article that considered the use of worksheets in schools. It’s a contentious issue, especially in the light of environmental concerns.
Clicker wins the 4 star Teach Primary SEND Award!
Clicker has won the 4 star Teach Primary Award in the SEND category.
Clicker & Dyspraxia
Recently, in preparation for a training session, I was talking to a school that was hoping to use Clicker to support their learners with developmental co-ordination disorder.
Have you met the Alphabet Animals, Clicker’s newest characters on LearningGrids?
In the summer term, I hosted a webinar with inclusion expert, Jules Daulby, that focused on engendering independence for SEND learners.
Dictation in Clicker and DocsPlus
Dictation (speech-to-text) is a helpful tool that allows learners to get their ideas onto paper quickly.