Crick Software blog
The Stour Academy Trust – a Clicker success story
Earlier this year we were thrilled to welcome Rachel Lawson, an administrator at Lansdowne Primary School, to share a Clicker success story with us as the focus of a free webinar.
An introduction to our new licensing portal
Whether you have recently purchased our software or are midway through your subscription, you will now be directed to our new portal to manage your licenses.
A new addition to the Customer Experience team
I am delighted to be a part of Crick’s Customer Experience team after taking a side-step out of the classroom in December. My previous experience is in early elementary education, where I taught for 10 years.
Clicker Board is now available in Clicker Writer!
We’ve got another exciting development to share with you this week…
Harness the power of pictures
For our support blog this week, we are continuing to explore the most asked questions that the Support Team receive from Clicker users. Today we are going to look at how you can make your own picture libraries available to use within Clicker for Windows/Mac.
DocReader - Maximize your students’ access to curriculum content
In middle and high school classrooms, there is a growing expectation for students to access their learning through reading resources. Whether that’s reading a slide presentation, a printed document, or a webpage, reading is a key skill that enables students to access the curriculum.
Clicker is a 2023 Bett Finalist!
We’re extremely pleased to announce that Clicker is a Bett Awards finalist in the “Primary – Digital Learning Product – Literacy and Language” category.
It’s a new year and a new semester, which means that many schools will have recently carried out assessments for teachers to gain a summative insight into how the needs of their class have changed over the first part of the school year. Subsequently, many will have identified students who require extra support to keep them, or get them, on track.
Clicker Subject Spotlight – Math
Recently, we ran a training webinar focusing on how Clicker can be used to support teaching math. We had lots of requests for resources on different math topics. The most popular including numbers and counting, place value, and operations.
KidsAid – our Charity of the year for 2022… and 2023!
We have thoroughly enjoyed supporting KidsAid over the last year through a range of fundraising activities.
Book Dash and Clicker
Earlier this year, we came across an article that highlighted the work of a South African based charity called Book Dash that creates and publishes books for free. Their aim is to enable all children to “own a hundred books by the age of five.”
The predictor is one of the many fabulous features of Clicker and DocsPlus. Using the predictor results in greatly improved coherence, spelling, and grammar, and helps to increase the writing productivity of learners who struggle to transfer their knowledge and ideas to the page.
DocsPlus for Students - Training Resources
We’re excited to announce that our new training resources – DocsPlus for Students – are now live on our website!
Nursery Rhymes and early language skills
There has been a (much–needed) focus on developing early language skills recently. Through my research, I discovered that experts are talking about the power of nursery rhymes. Did you know that a child who knows eight nursery rhymes in their early years will be among the higher achievers in reading and spelling when they are eight years old?
With the new school year well underway, Support has been super busy with inquiries regarding managing apps licenses. So, let’s look at what it’s all about!