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Covid has had a profound impact on many of our institutions and education is no exception. Shifts in the learning process happened almost overnight. Teachers and staff responded to deliver learning in new ways. While it has been challenging for all, many students actually benefitted in some ways.
I had a Customer Care meeting recently with a school who wanted to expand their use of Clicker across the curriculum. I showed them that we have lots of resources for cross-curriculum literacy on LearningGrids. Many of these can be found in the English Language Arts subject area.
We’re excited to offer a new app to Clicker subscribers: Clicker Books! This brings all the features of Clicker Books in Clicker 8 to iPad and Chromebook users.
Here at Crick, we’ve all been working hard to get ready for the launch of Clicker Books for iPad and Chromebook. Now that it’s here with beautiful illustrations and a huge range of resources, I can’t wait to share what’s in store for you and your learners.
Carol Allen is an Education Advisor specializing in Information Technology and Inclusion, having taught in both general education schools and schools for students with severe, profound, and multiple learning difficulties. In this powerful guest post, Carol explores the unique challenges that schools are currently facing, and what they can do to help everyone in their community flourish.
Let’s take a closer look at the new Planet Wobble Books … The three new stories involve the Planet Wobble characters having an adventure or solving a problem - they are ideal for readers aged 5-7.
The annual Bett Awards are the “Oscars” of the EdTech industry, bringing together innovative and practical educational technology solutions from industry experts across the globe. We are thrilled to announce that the recipients of this year’s Outstanding Achievement Award were our very own John and Ann Crick!
Earlier this quarter, my daughter brought home a list of high frequency words that her school would like us to practice spelling with her.
Do you use colorful semantics in your classroom? Colorful semantics is an approach designed by Alison Bryan to help students develop their grammar skills and support them with sentence structure.
We recently received a wonderful Clicker success story from Marianne Baird who is the Assistant Principal and Special Education Coordinator at Sunny Bank Primary School in the UK.
Recently, I was in conversation with the lead psychologist of a group of schools who wanted to know how Clicker could help with metacognition.
At the start of every year, we take a company-wide vote to decide which of the many worthy organizations in our communities (US and UK) will be the Crick Software “charity of the year.”
In a recent conversation with an assistive technology specialist in Virginia, the topic of worksheets came up.
When teaching students with spelling difficulties, we can't use a “one size fits all” approach. So, I have highlighted a few ways that Clicker tools and resources can be used to give these learners personalized tasks and support, enabling them to experience success.