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US-Using Clicker across the curriculum
Gemma Dean

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.

US-Exploring the moon
Tania Johnston

Have you had a chance to look at all the Clicker resources on LearningGrids about the moon?

Clicker Books launch
Siobhan Butel

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 - The next stage of coping with Covid
carol-allen

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.

Check out our new Clicker Books
Pauline Smith

Check out our new Clicker Books!

April 8th, 2022
by Pauline Smith

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.

US-Turning worksheets in Clicker sets
Toni Caggiano

Worksheet transformation with Clicker

February 16th, 2022
by Toni Caggiano

In a recent conversation with an assistive technology specialist in Virginia, the topic of worksheets came up.

Poor spelling skills
Pauline Smith

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.

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.

US Social-emotional learning with Clicker
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.

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.

Alphabet Animals
Tania Johnston

Alphabet Animals

September 29th, 2021
by Tania Johnston

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

US lets learn about money with clicker
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.

Math and reading (keeping up with Clicker) - US
Joanne Gibbins

How Clicker can help disadvantaged students who struggle with reading and math.