Crick Software blog

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Jordan Butel

Sentence building with multiple pictures

25th April 2018
by Jordan Butel

During a recent in-school training session, teachers wanted to learn how they could create sentence building activities in Clicker that included visual cues for both the subject and the object in the sentence...

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Ben Tookey

Following the recent release of DocsPlus for iPad, it’s worth talking about Apple’s Volume Purchase Programme (VPP) and why most schools should be using it.

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Siobhan Butel

Clicker 7 wins again!

11th April 2018
by Siobhan Butel

Following on from our success at the Bett Awards in January, we’re delighted to announce that Clicker 7 has also been named Best Special Education Resource at the 2018 ERA Awards!

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Phil Hackett

Dictating to DocsPlus

4th April 2018
by Phil Hackett

When I visit schools and demonstrate speech support, I’m occasionally asked whether Crick Software products also support speech to text. Therefore, in our brand new DocsPlus iPad App we have captured the power of Apple’s Siri to enable this!

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Tania Johnston

Clicker Books on LearningGrids, such as The Tortoise and the Hare, are perfect for providing reading practice, learning about new topics and exploring different genres of writing.

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Gemma Dean

Numeracy in Clicker

20th March 2018
by Gemma Dean

While running a Regional Training Day recently, teachers on the course explained to me that some of their pupils struggle to access work in Maths lessons and are easily disengaged from the class. We started discussing how Clicker can be used to support numeracy, as well as literacy.

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Ben Tookey

New Support section

14th March 2018
by Ben Tookey

After several months of planning and hard work, we have now published our newly developed website! Not content with just applying a new coat of paint, we designed and built our new website from the ground up...

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Siobhan Butel

We have a lovely new success story to share with you from Anne Harris, the SENCo at St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School in Greenwich.

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Phil Hackett

A couple of weeks ago I visited schools in Kuwait to demonstrate our literacy support tools. They loved using Clicker on Windows/Mac and having recently invested in Chromebooks, they wanted to learn about sharing resources between Clicker and the Clicker Apps for Chromebook.

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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.