Crick Software blog
Following on from our success at the Bett Awards in January, we're thrilled to announce that DocsPlus has won the Special Education Resource category at the 2019 ERA Awards!
Ben explains the purchasing and licensing options available with our Clicker Apps for Chromebook, for individual users and for all of the users in an entire school.
Following on from the success of Clicker 7 in 2018, DocsPlus has won the Special Educational Needs Solutions Award at Bett 2019!
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.
For writers with low vision, you can configure DocsPlus so that the following items are displayed in the same color scheme...
Victoria Crivelli, who has been a specialist Dyslexia teacher for over 30 years, explores the support our new writing tool for middle and high schools, DocsPlus, offers learners with dyslexia:
When demonstrating DocsPlus to a group of teachers recently, we started to explore the many LearningGrids resources that could be used in lessons for a range of different activities...
Recently, while training a school on DocsPlus, the teachers and I were discussing strategies for supporting learners on the structure of their writing - as well as the content.
The Support section of our website has a lot of helpful information about our products and how to use them. Recently, we’ve added new content for the DocsPlus App for iPad.
When I visit schools and demonstrate speech support, I’m occasionally asked whether Crick Software products also support speech to text. Therefore, in our brand new DocsPlus iPad App we have captured the power of Apple’s Siri to enable this!
With the release of DocsPlus this year, I have been doing more visits to middle and high schools to show districts how this powerful tool can help students move away from picture based supports and create longer pieces of writing.
Whether you’re upgrading from a previous version, or this is your first DocsPlus purchase, following these steps will ensure a successful DocsPlus installation.
While the concept of thin client networks has been around for decades, they’ve been relatively unused by schools in the past.
As the new school year approaches, it’s a good time to audit your software licenses and consider whether they need to be moved around.