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catherine jell

You may have noticed that in January we launched a brand-new website. Many months of hard work have resulted in a faster, more responsive and intuitive site. Here’s what’s new...

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Joanne Gibbins

Exploring Shakespeare with Clicker

21st February 2018
by Jo Gibbins

Many primary schools are now introducing Shakespeare to their pupils through adapted stories and dramatic activities. We have a selection of Clicker resources that are designed to support pupils writing sentences, plot summaries and write texts about the tragedy Macbeth.

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Jordan Butel

When visiting a school for a training session last week, we got discussing how to best use the free resources on LearningGrids. The teachers were keen to explore how they can personalise resources to suit their pupils’ specific interests or needs.

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catherine jell

Clicker 7 is a Bett Award winner!

7th February 2018
by Catherine Jell

The BETT Awards are considered the highest accolade in the Educational Technology industry, so we’re delighted to have won the 2018 Bett Special Educational Needs Solutions Award for Clicker 7.

Ask the Expert access arrangements webinar blog
catherine jell

Working out how to implement the exam access arrangement regulations can be a real minefield. That’s why we thought it would be useful to host a free one-hour webinar to shed some light on this area!

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Phil Hackett

Last term I had the pleasure of meeting Emma Dibden from Jumeirah English Speaking School (JESS), Dubai. Emma is Head of Learning Support, an Inclusion Champion and a prominent member of the Dubai Inclusion Network.

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Ben Tookey

A great feature of Clicker 7 is the ability to share files with the Clicker Apps for iPad. Files made in Clicker 7 can be opened in the corresponding Clicker App and vice versa.

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Siobhan Butel

We’ve just been sent a lovely review of Clicker 7 by John Bald! John has been teaching foreign languages for almost 40 years, and training other organisations for over 30. Here’s what he has to say about Clicker...

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Ciara O'Sullivan

Clicker in Caister Junior, Great Yarmouth

9th January 2018
by Ciara O'Sullivan

Back in June, I met Nige Murphy from Caister Junior at a Clicker Regional Training Day in Lowestoft. He is an IT Instructor at Caister Junior and the school had recently purchased a Clicker Site License.

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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.