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Pauline Smith

Clicker and World Book Day

February 26th, 2020
by Pauline Smith

With “World Book Day” coming up, I wanted to direct you to some useful resources on LearningGrids that could help your students record their ideas in response to texts they have read.

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Joanne Gibbins

LearningGrids goes live!

February 12th, 2020
by Jo Gibbins

We are very excited to share the news that our brand new LearningGrids website is now LIVE and, we think you’ll agree, looking AMAZING!

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Joanne Gibbins

I was recently interviewed by our Marketing Manager, Siobhan Butel, about LearningGrids and my role as Curriculum Manager. I wanted to share that interview with you to highlight how we come up with new ideas and some of my favorite resources.

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Tania Johnston

Clicker and SEL

October 9th, 2019
by Tania Johnston

October 10th is World Mental Health Day, so it seems like a good time to highlight some recent additions to LearningGrids that focus on social and emotional learning.

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Joanne Gibbins

Critical thinking with Clicker

September 11th, 2019
by Jo Gibbins

Use this Clicker resource as a great way of encouraging your students to practice their critical thinking skills.

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Pauline Smith

A new start

September 3rd, 2019
by Pauline Smith

To help your students get back into writing after the long summer vacation, check out our newly published ‘First Day at School’ Clicker Set.

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Joanne Gibbins

Getting students to write confidently within a range of non-fiction genres is no easy task. Our set of WorkSpace planners for DocsPlus could be just what you’re looking for if you have students starting out or struggling with writing non-fiction text types.

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Tania Johnston

Our Clicker Listen and Say sets are great for English language learners, giving children the chance to listen to new vocabulary and practice it themselves.

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Joanne Gibbins

Share a story with Clicker

May 15th, 2019
by Jo Gibbins

Storytelling is a great way of getting your students actively engaged and motivated in sharing stories with others, so if you’re looking for some inspiration, why not take a look at LearningGrids?

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Tania Johnston

Customizing Clicker Sentence sets

April 24th, 2019
by Tania Johnston

Sentence Sets in Clicker give children a great opportunity to develop fundamental writing skills, and share what they have learned.

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Joanne Gibbins

Venn diagrams with Clicker Board

March 20th, 2019
by Jo Gibbins

Venn diagrams are a great of helping children to identify similarities, differences and relationships between sets of items.

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Joanne Gibbins

Short story writing challenge

January 30th, 2019
by Jo Gibbins

Get your students ready to start writing stories with our Clicker planning resources available on LearningGrids.

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Tania Johnston

Clicker Board and Sequencing

January 2nd, 2019
by Tania Johnston

I have created a short video to show how the Build a Snowman Sequencing set can be extended to support instruction writing, making use of the great features in Clicker Board.

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Tania Johnston

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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Joanne Gibbins

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...