Crick Software blog
The Stour Academy Trust – a Clicker success story
Earlier this year we were thrilled to welcome Rachel Lawson, Deputy Head at Lansdowne Primary School, to share her trust’s Clicker success story with us as the focus of a free webinar.
An introduction to our new licensing portal
Whether you have recently purchased our software or are midway through your subscription, you will now be directed to our new portal to manage your licenses.
A new addition to the Customer Experience team
I am delighted to be a part of Crick’s Customer Experience team after taking a side-step out of the classroom in December. My previous experience is in Primary Teaching, where I taught across EYFS and KS1 for ten years.
Clicker Board is now available in Clicker Writer!
We’ve got another exciting development to share with you this week…
Harness the power of pictures
For our support blog this week, we are continuing to explore the most asked questions that the Support Team receive from Clicker users. Today we are going to look at how you can make your own picture libraries available to use within Clicker for Windows/Mac.
DocReader - Maximise your students’ access to curriculum content
In the secondary school classroom, there is a growing expectation for students to access their learning through reading resources. Whether that’s reading a slide presentation, a printed document, or a webpage, reading is a key skill that enables students to access the curriculum.
Clicker is a 2023 Bett Finalist!
We’re extremely pleased to announce that Clicker is a Bett Awards finalist in the ‘Primary – Digital Learning Product – Literacy and Language’ category.
Make sure you register for our upcoming webinars!
We’ve had lots of people sign up for the free webinars we’re running this term and there’s still space for you to sign up, too!
It’s a new year and a new term, which means that most schools will have recently carried out end-of-term assessments for teachers to gain a summative insight into how the needs of their class have changed over the first term. Subsequently, many will have identified children who require extra support to keep them, or get them, on track.
Clicker Subject Spotlight – Maths
Recently, we ran a training webinar focusing on how Clicker can be used to support teaching maths. We had lots of requests for resources on different maths topics. The most popular including numbers and counting, place value, and operations.
KidsAid – our charity of the year for 2022… and 2023!
We have thoroughly enjoyed supporting KidsAid over the last year through a range of fundraising activities.
Book Dash and Clicker
Earlier this year, a BBC news item “Writing a Book in a Day” highlighted the work of a South African based charity called Book Dash that creates and publishes books for free, with the aim of enabling all children to “own a hundred books by the age of five”.
The predictor is one of the many fabulous features of Clicker and DocsPlus. Using the predictor results in greatly improved coherence, spelling and grammar, and helps to increase the writing productivity of learners who struggle to transfer their knowledge and ideas to the page.
Magill School – a Clicker success story
We recently received a wonderful Clicker success story from Pete Thomson who is the Student Services Officer at Magill School. Pete has been using Clicker for over a decade and is a huge advocate of the support it provides pupils and the progress they make.
DocsPlus for Students - Training Resources
We’re excited to announce that our new training resources – DocsPlus for Students – are now live on our website!