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Adam Whatling

Clicker wins the 4 star Teach Primary SEND Award!

11th October 2021
by Adam Whatling

Clicker has won the 4 star Teach Primary Award in the SEND category.

Clicker & Dyspraxia
Gemma Dean

Clicker & Dyspraxia

6th October 2021
by Gemma Dean

Recently, in preparation for a training session, I was talking to a school that was hoping to use Clicker to support their learners with developmental co-ordination disorder.

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Tania Johnston

Alphabet Animals

29th September 2021
by Tania Johnston

Have you met the Alphabet Animals, Clicker’s newest characters on LearningGrids?

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Katie Fitch

In the summer term, I hosted a webinar with inclusion expert, Jules Daulby, that focused on engendering independence for SEND learners.

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Sergio Germano

Dictation in Clicker and DocsPlus

15th September 2021
by Sergio Germano

Dictation (speech-to-text) is a helpful tool that allows learners to get their ideas onto paper quickly.

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Pauline Smith

Let’s learn about money with Clicker!

8th September 2021
by Pauline Smith

Visit our Money category on LearningGrids to find a variety of resources that support children’s understanding of basic money concepts.

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Gemma Dean

Resource ideas – Back to school

1st September 2021
by Gemma Dean

Welcome to a new school year! Getting back into routines after the school holidays can be a challenge, so here are some easy ideas for building relationships with new pupils and making a positive start to the term.

Maths and reading (keeping up with Clicker)
Joanne Gibbins

How Clicker can close the attainment gap in reading and maths for disadvantaged pupils.

Transition lessions for new classes
Andrew Cumming

Transition lessons for new classes

18th August 2021
by Andrew Cumming

Every September, teachers plan and create transition lessons for their new class.

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Sergio Germano

License management

11th August 2021
by Sergio Germano

The lead up to the start of a new school year is a great time to audit your software licenses so you don’t run into problems later.

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Alex Willcox

Clicker 8 is a Bett Award winner!

4th August 2021
by Alex Willcox

Clicker 8 has won the Special Educational Needs Solutions Award at Bett 2021!

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Gemma Dean

Visuals in Clicker

28th July 2021
by Gemma Dean

We're asked often by schools how they can incorporate visuals in Clicker to support their learners. Children with a range of needs can benefit from using visuals. Here are some of the different ways you can use visuals in Clicker.

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Tania Johnston

Clicker K-W-L Chart

21st July 2021
by Tania Johnston

We’ve recently added a K-W-L chart on LearningGrids. These are a great way to engage pupils in a new topic – helping them to recall knowledge, develop a purpose for learning, and track their progress.

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Joanne Gibbins

As schools close for the summer break, there is an air of anticipation of how we can all use this time not just to reflect and refresh, but to keep developing minds working and growing. Let’s help children to feel calm and settled, and most importantly inspired and ready to face all the challenges of the new academic year.

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Sergio Germano

Clicker 8 can accommodate any type of keyboard layout you want to create and use. In this post, I will walk you through creating a new keyboard with the letters grouped in alphabetical order.