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Alex Willcox

Clicker community – summer round-up!

20th August 2019
by Alex Willcox

More fantastic examples from social media of Clicker being used to boost children’s literacy achievements.

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Phil Hackett

My recent article exploring on how technology can help International Schools accommodate their diverse student population's language learning needs has been published in International School Leader Magazine.

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Joanne Gibbins

Getting students to write confidently within a range of non-fiction genres is no easy task. Our set of WorkSpace planners for DocsPlus could be just what you’re looking for if you have students starting out or struggling with writing non-fiction text types.

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Andrew Cumming

Interactive plenaries

31st July 2019
by Andrew Cumming

A lot of the time, we can forget the most important part of the lesson: reflection. Using Clicker, we can easily create several activity sets to create plenary opportunities.

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Ben Tookey

We are pleased to welcome Sergio Germano to the Crick Software Support Team.

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Alex Willcox

Elaine Scougal shared with us a fantastic video of her twin boys using Clicker Sentences to write on their own for the first time!

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I'm excited to share this video of an inspirational young lady who used Clicker to unlock her writing talent!

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Tania Johnston

Our Clicker Listen and Say sets are great for English language learners, giving children the chance to listen to new vocabulary and practise it themselves.

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Katie Fitch

Learning times tables with Clicker

26th June 2019
by Katie Fitch

Learning times tables is a key numeracy skill for students as it helps develop mental recall and enables learners to solve real life maths problems.

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Alex Willcox

We spoke to Cheryl Gaughan about how Clicker is helping to improve enthusiasm for literacy and giving students a voice.

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Phil Hackett

In my role as International Business Manager, I’m often asked which languages are available in Clicker. I frequently visit international schools that will follow either a UK, US or Indian curriculum, and these schools are reassured to know we localise Clicker for different parts of the world.

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Lina Howarth

Over the past year we have been working with the Investors in the Environment. We are pleased to announce that we have been recognised for our commitment to being a sustainable business with a Bronze Award.

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James Stryjek

DocsPlus Chromebook app update

22nd May 2019
by James Stryjek

The latest update for the DocsPlus Chromebook app brings it closer in functionality to the desktop version, with new features like the DocReader and Exam Mode.

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Joanne Gibbins

Share a story with Clicker

15th May 2019
by Jo Gibbins

Storytelling is a great way of getting your pupils actively engaged and motivated in sharing stories with others, so if you’re looking for some inspiration, why not take a look at LearningGrids?

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Alex Willcox

The National Literacy Trust’s latest study, focussing on teachers’ use of technology to support literacy in the classroom, has been published and proves to be a fascinating read.