Crick Software blog

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Tania Johnston

Make an impact with Clicker

3rd January 2018
by Tania Johnston

It’s always rewarding when a simple activity can have a significant impact on pupils’ learning.

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Ben Tookey

Installing DocsPlus

13th December 2017
by Ben Tookey

Whether you’re upgrading from a previous version, or this is your first DocsPlus purchase, following these steps will ensure a successful DocsPlus installation.

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Phil Hackett

Clicker in International schools

6th December 2017
by Phil Hackett

I’ve just returned to the UK following a short trip to the Middle East. During the trip, I visited International Schools in Qatar, Dubai and Abu Dhabi – running training and demonstration sessions on Clicker 7.

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Ben Tookey

While the concept of thin client networks has been around for decades, they’ve been relatively unused by schools in the past.

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Siobhan Butel

Clicker 7 – Bett Awards finalist!

22nd November 2017
by Siobhan Butel

We’re very excited to announce that Clicker 7 is a Bett Awards finalist in the ‘Special Educational Needs’ category.

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Tania Johnston

Setting the scene with Clicker

14th November 2017
by Tania Johnston

We have recently published a series of Clicker resources that are designed to help pupils use adjectives to create oral descriptions of people, places or objects from traditional stories.

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Jean Rawle

DocsPlus training: step-by-step guides

8th November 2017
by Jean Rawle

Here at Crick, we’ve all been very excited to see the launch of DocsPlus, our new writing support tool for secondary schools.

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Phil Hackett

There are many reasons why Clicker 7 is a fantastic tool for supporting learners with dyslexia.

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Siobhan Butel

Clicker 7 research – Angus Council

17th October 2017
by Siobhan Butel

A study has recently been undertaken by Angus Council across eight of its primary schools to investigate the impact of using Clicker 7 to support writing.

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Ben Tookey

Apple releases iOS 11

11th October 2017
by Ben Tookey

Every September, Apple releases a major upgrade to the iOS software that runs on iPhones and iPads across the world.

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Joanne Gibbins

October is Black History Month and we have many resources on LearningGrids to help your pupils write about and celebrate the achievements of black people around the world.

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Phil Hackett

I joined Crick Software in 2005 and up until this Summer, my focus has been on working with schools in the UK. I now work with International Schools and our partners across the globe.

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Tania Johnston

Back to school with Clicker

19th September 2017
by Tania Johnston

It’s the start of a new school year – time to get to know your new class. Younger learners can use our latest Clicker Board Set This Is Me to tell you all about themselves.

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Ben Tookey

Preparing for a new school year

5th September 2017
by Ben Tookey

As the new school year approaches, it’s a good time to audit your software licenses and consider whether they need to be moved around.

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Ann Crick

Talk Sets for Science

29th August 2017
by Ann Crick

A useful way to enable children to show their understanding in science is to use Clicker Talk Sets.