Crick Software blog

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Gemma Dean

Resource ideas – Macbeth

23rd June 2021
by Gemma Dean

A customer recently contacted me asking about Clicker resources that they could use with children studying Shakespeare. We have lots of resources on the topic of Macbeth and it’s easy to create even more...

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Joanne Gibbins

There’s been much talk lately of switching on television subtitles to boost children’s reading skills which is a great idea. Here at Crick, we are number one fans of the multi-sensory approach to literacy.

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Tania Johnston

Euro 2020 and Clicker

15th June 2021
by Tania Johnston

Find lots of fantastic football resources for Clicker on LearningGrids to kick off Euro 2020.

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Joe Owen

Time-saving training resources

9th June 2021
by Joe Owen

A summary of our time-saving training resources that will enable you and your staff to become confident Clicker users.

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Alex Willcox

Clicker Community May 2021 roundup

26th May 2021
by Alex Willcox

Some of our favourite Clicker moments from our amazing Clicker community from the past few months.

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Gemma Dean

Exploring senses with Clicker

12th May 2021
by Gemma Dean

Recently, while researching in preparation for webinars and training sessions, I came across an article on the benefits of using different senses to aid vocabulary development. This can be beneficial for younger learners and children with EAL. While reading the article I was inspired by all the ways Clicker could be used to support this.

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Pauline Smith

Florence Nightingale

10th May 2021
by Pauline Smith

We have recently published some differentiated Florence Nightingale sets that are a fantastic resource for supporting students to read, write, and talk about this famous nurse and how she improved hospital conditions.

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Pauline Smith

Using traditional tales as a starting point for learning is a fantastic way to engage children of all ages. I have highlighted a few of our recently published sets based on the Norwegian folktale the Billy Goats Gruff.

Phil Hackett

Clicker licensing 101

21st April 2021
by Phil Hackett

An overview of the Clicker licenses available for school and home users.

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Tania Johnston

Clicker is great for a multisensory approach to learning. Here's how using pictures and speech helps children to learn new words and concepts.

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Gemma Dean

Resource ideas - dinosaurs

31st March 2021
by Gemma Dean

Recently when preparing a training session with a school, they passed me some dinosaur-themed resources that I could use as the basis for accompanying Clicker activities.

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Pauline Smith

As children return to the classroom, they will be buzzing and wanting to share news with their friends, peers and school adults. Let’s utilise this enthusiasm and channel it to recap and improve their vocabulary, sentence structures and writing stamina.

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Joanne Gibbins

It’s hard to ignore the gloomy headlines about “lost learning” and “Covid gaps” caused by the pandemic over the last 12 months, but Clicker is a fantastic tool for helping children to revisit key concepts and reinforce gaps in their learning.

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Alex Willcox

We’ve published some great new Clicker resources that are designed to encourage children to reflect on how their lives have changed during the COVID-19 pandemic and how it has made them feel.

Ben Tookey

Our Clicker and DocsPlus files can be shared in a number of ways. Here's how you can share your files via the cloud, email and your school network.