Clicker Connect for iPad
Enable developing writers, struggling writers and English language learners to take their first steps to independent writing.
A perfect ‘next step’ for Clicker Sentences users, Clicker Connect provides pupils with clusters of words, phrases and/or pictures to help them build a coherent piece of text.
Designed with the classroom in mind, Clicker Connect includes the Sassoon font, a lower case keyboard and many other child-friendly features to create an accessible and engaging environment for pupils to work in.
"The app is a triumph because it is based on a simple idea that scaffolds independent writing skills...it kick-starts the writing process, helps children to be creative and gives them a clear sense of achievement."Teach Primary magazine
Develop independent writing skills
Clicker Connect SymbolStix is also available - providing learners with extensive symbol support. The vast range of symbols offers vital support for pupils with a variety of learning needs; enable them to build confidence, develop greater academic independence, and better understand and use given information.
Personalised support for every pupil
It’s quick and easy to set up a sequence of grids for your pupils, arranging words and phrases into clusters as you go. Clicker Connect provides an extensive range of additional support options to suit pupils of all abilities:
- Colour-code words or phrases to emphasise sentence structure
- Use Guided Order to ensure pupils work from left to right
- Enlarge cells for extra clarity
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Accessible for all
To make access easier for those with physical challenges, the unique SuperKeys option makes words easy to target. Tap anywhere within a word cluster to enlarge it, and then tap the word you want. The keyboard works in the same way, with the keys grouped into just six large clusters that fill the keyboard area when expanded.
SuperKeys can also be set up to work with Switch Access on the iPad. To find out how to do this, download our PDF guide.
Access Clicker anytime, anywhere
Sometimes an iPad is the best technology to use for a particular learning task, whereas other times a laptop or PC is the most suitable option – investing in both Clicker 7 and Clicker Connect enables you to provide a consistent level of literacy support across your school's devices. We have also ensured that Clicker Connect and Clicker 7 are fully file compatible. This gives you the flexibility to create Connect Sets on a computer using Clicker 7 and use them on your iPads, and to open your pupils' Clicker Connect work in Clicker 7.
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