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February webinars
Nicki Wilson

In February we have a packed agenda of webinars to demonstrate how everyone can benefit from using our Clicker literacy tools.

Charlottes Web
Tania Johnston

Charlotte’s Web and Clicker

January 5th, 2022
by Tania Johnston

One of my favorite books to read with my classes was always Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White. It is a great read-aloud book and perfect for more independent students to tackle on their own.

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Toni Caggiano

COVID relief funding and Crick Software

December 1st, 2021
by Toni Caggiano

I have been talking to lots of school district administrators over the last few months about the impact the pandemic has had on the students they support. Many of them are still struggling to catch up after so much time at home, with teachers doing their best to address learning loss.

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Ben Tookey

In today’s connected society, being able to share files quickly and easily is important.

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Tania Johnston

Social-emotional learning with Clicker

November 18th, 2021
by Tania Johnston

One of the many things the pandemic has done is to reinforce the importance of the social and emotional well-being of children and the role that social-emotional learning (SEL) must play in schools, alongside of academic learning.

Testing accommodations and DocsPlus
Rosie Sheach

Testing accommodations and DocsPlus

November 10th, 2021
by Rosie Sheach

After working at Crick Software for over a year, I can see the impact using DocsPlus throughout my secondary education would have had in supporting my learning. I’m dyslexic, and during my exams I was entitled to have a scribe and a reader and was given extra time.

Ready-made resources for vocabulary and language
Pauline Smith

Teachers use many strategies to support English learners or students who have a speech or language delay. Read on to find out how the resources on LearningGrids can be used during intervention sessions.

Have worksheets had their day
Joanne Gibbins

Have worksheets had their day?

October 20th, 2021
by Jo Gibbins

I recently read an interesting article that considered the use of worksheets in schools. It’s a contentious issue, especially in the light of environmental concerns.

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Adam Whatling

Clicker wins the 4 star Teach Primary SEND Award!

October 11th, 2021
by Adam Whatling

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

Clicker & Dyspraxia
Gemma Dean

Clicker & Dyspraxia

October 6th, 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.

Alphabet Animals
Tania Johnston

Alphabet Animals

September 29th, 2021
by Tania Johnston

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

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Katie Fitch

Before the summer break, I hosted a webinar with inclusion expert, Jules Daulby, that focused on engendering independence for learners with special needs.

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Sergio Germano

Dictation in Clicker and DocsPlus

September 15th, 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!

September 8th, 2021
by Pauline Smith

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

Resource ideas - Back to school
Gemma Dean

Resource ideas – Back to school

September 1st, 2021
by Gemma Dean

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