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Flying high with Clicker
Tania Johnston

Flying high with Clicker

6th December 2023
by Tania Johnston

Did you know that it was 120 years ago that Orville and Wilbur Wright made their first flight? On LearningGrids, we have Clicker resources to help your children learn the science behind flying and to commemorate Wright Brothers Day on 17th December.

Siobhan Butel

It’s been a busy start to the academic year, and we are delighted to introduce some fantastic new members to our US and UK teams!

Turn a Clicker Board into a Word Bank

Recently, we spoke with a teacher who said that one of their favourite features of Clicker is that you can quickly turn a Clicker Board into a Word Bank!

Bridget Philpott

St Catherine’s Academy – Clicker success story

15th November 2023
by Bridget Griffiths

As 2023 draws to a close, it’s the perfect opportunity to reflect on some of the Clicker successes we’ve celebrated this year. One of which came from Rebecca Hammonds, writing lead and year 5 class teacher at St Catherine’s Academy.


How can Clicker help some of our youngest writers to accurately portray their understanding in our foundation subjects?

Siobhan Butel

Before the end of the academic year, we spoke with Helen Pearce and Gabrielle Deed from the Learning Pathways Academy Trust to hear how Clicker has impacted their teaching and learning.

Tania Johnston

A Clicker Halloween

24th October 2023
by Tania Johnston

What will you be doing this Halloween – carving pumpkins, making costumes, trick-or-treating? Be sure to add reading and writing with Clicker to that list!

James Stryjek

The team has been hard at work updating our software and apps and I’m pleased to announce that we have just released new versions of Clicker, Clicker Writer, and Clicker Books.


We’re excited to share that our new training resources - tutorials on saving, sharing, and printing Clicker files – are now live on our website!

James Stryjek

Are you using Google Workspace for Education?

Pauline Smith

Calculating with number tiles and Clicker

27th September 2023
by Pauline Smith

Number tiles offer a multisensory approach to learning mathematical concepts. The new Number Tiles resources on LearningGrids complement the use of practical apparatus and can enhance your learners' early number and calculating skills.


Colour coding with Clicker

20th September 2023
by Siân Rice

Recently we spoke with staff at St Catherine’s Academy to find out how they are using Clicker as a school-wide approach to learning support.

Sign up to our Autumn term webinars
Bridget Philpott

Sign up to our Autumn term webinars!

13th September 2023
by Bridget Griffiths

Our upcoming free webinars are full of fantastic information for educators and have been curated by our knowledgeable team of experienced teachers and Senior Education Consultants. This term’s webinars also welcome special guests who are experts in SEND, ICT and Inclusion. So, here’s what’s coming up this term and how you can register…

Gemma Dean

Upcoming training webinars

6th September 2023
by Gemma Dean

This term we have a packed agenda of training webinars to support you in using Clicker and DocsPlus effectively.

Joanne Gibbins

Clicker and EAL

23rd August 2023
by Jo Gibbins

Clicker enables children of all abilities to significantly develop their reading and writing skills (and confidence). As such, it is widely used to teach children to understand, speak, read and write in English, and enable them to participate in lessons with their peers.