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Clicker 7 in the Caribbean

December 17th, 2018
by Alex Willcox

The Dunnottar School and Vocational Centre in Castries caters to over one hundred special education students. For the past six years, Kate McKay has been volunteering a month at a time at the school, as well as helping to raise funds for them. In a first for the Caribbean, Kate introduced Clicker 7 to one of their classrooms and it has made an immense difference to the students’ writing and self-esteem.

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How would I use Clicker 7 in my classroom?

December 13th, 2018
by Andrew Cumming

As teachers, we all want to know the answer to the question, “Will it work for me?”

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Phil Hackett

Mada Assistive Technology Center officially launched Clicker 7 Arabic at an event on the 7th November 2018.

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As we move towards a greater understanding of the effects that anxiety can have on our physiological, psychological, and social well-being, we see that many of the "difficult" behaviors experienced in a busy classroom can have the same origin.

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Clicker 7 Release 9

December 5th, 2018
by Ben Tookey

Clicker 7 Release 9 is now available to download in our Support section.

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Christmas literacy focus

November 28th, 2018
by Tania Johnston

Using holiday themes can be a fun way to reinforce language arts objectives.

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Labeling activities using Clicker Board

November 21st, 2018
by Gemma Dean

At a recent Clicker training session with a school, the staff and I were discussing labeling activities, and I showed them how you could create these using Clicker Board.

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Ben Tookey

Craig joins the Support Team!

November 14th, 2018
by Ben Tookey

We are pleased to welcome Craig Whittington to the Crick Software Support Team.

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Clicker 7 Arabic in the United Arab Emirates

November 7th, 2018
by Phil Hackett

Earlier this year we announced the release of a full Arabic translation of our award-winning literacy software - Clicker 7...

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Learning about Rosa Parks

November 2nd, 2018
by Marcus Dux

I really enjoyed last week’s episode of Doctor Who, which celebrated the story of Rosa Parks and her impact on the civil rights movement in the US.

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Recently, we spoke to Rachel Hinds, Head of Inclusion at Al Bateen Academy in Abu Dhabi. When she moved from teaching elementary school students to teaching middle and high schoolers, Rachel was looking for a more ‘grown up’ version of Clicker to support students with special needs and provide more affordable exam access arrangements.

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High-frequency words with Clicker

October 24th, 2018
by Jo Gibbins

It is really important that children learn how to read and spell the common words (often called high-frequency or sight words) that make up a large proportion of the words they will see and use most often in their everyday reading and writing...

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Marcus

I recently joined the Crick Software team as an Education Consultant, and now knowing all the products inside out, I’ve realized just how useful Clicker and DocsPlus would have been during my time in education!

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Ben Tookey

Did you know? – DocsPlus accessibility tips

October 10th, 2018
by Ben Tookey

For writers with low vision, you can configure DocsPlus so that the following items are displayed in the same color scheme...

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What is SymbolStix?

October 8th, 2018
by Catherine Jell

Originally designed and developed by News-2-You, Inc. for use in its internet newspaper and online curriculum, SymbolStix is a really engaging library of symbols...