Crick Software blog

Clicker Books launch
Siobhan Butel

Here at Crick, we’ve all been working hard to get ready for the launch of Clicker Books for iPad and Chromebook. Now it’s here with beautiful illustrations and a huge range of resources, I can’t wait to share what’s in store for you and your learners.

Carol Allen - The next stage of coping with Covid

Carol Allen is an Education Advisor specialising in ICT and Inclusion, having taught in both mainstream schools and schools for students with severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties. In this powerful guest post, Carol explores the unique challenges that schools are currently facing, and what they can do to help everyone in their community flourish.

summer term webinars
Nicki Wilson

Summer webinar round-up

20th April 2022
by Nicki Wilson

We have another full schedule of webinars lined up for you this term, including some great training sessions for Clicker users - read on to find out more!

Check out our new Clicker Books
Pauline Smith

Check out our new Clicker Books!

8th April 2022
by Pauline Smith

Let’s take a closer look at the new Planet Wobble Books … The three new stories involve the Planet Wobble characters having an adventure or solving a problem - they are ideal for readers aged 5-7.

Practise spelling common exception words with Clicker
Siobhan Butel

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.

Colourful semantics and Clicker
Siobhan Butel

Colourful semantics and Clicker

16th March 2022
by Siobhan Butel

Do you use colourful semantics in your classroom?

Lina Howarth

We recently received a wonderful Clicker success story from Marianne Baird who is the Assistant Headteacher and SENCo at Sunny Bank Primary School.

Phil Hackett

Clicker and metacognition

3rd March 2022
by Phil Hackett

Recently, I was in conversation with the lead psychologist of a group of schools, who wanted to know how Clicker could help with metacognition.

US-Turning worksheets in Clicker sets
Toni Caggiano

Worksheet transformation with Clicker

16th February 2022
by Toni Caggiano

In a recent conversation with an assistive technology specialist in the USA, the topic of worksheets came up.

Poor spelling skills
Pauline Smith

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
Carolyn Clark

Bookbug and Clicker resources

26th January 2022
by Carolyn Clark

Last year, I shared some information about the great Clicker resources Call Scotland created with the Scottish Book Trust.

spring webinars
Nicki Wilson

This term we have a packed agenda of webinars to demonstrate how everyone can benefit from using our Clicker literacy tools.

tudor times
Pauline Smith

For the many people who have asked us for resources about the Tudors, we now have a new Tudor category on LearningGrids.

Charlottes Web
Tania Johnston

Charlotte’s Web and Clicker

5th January 2022
by Tania Johnston

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.

Gemma Dean

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.