Crick Software blog
Over the past six months, I have visited schools in the Middle East several times to demonstrate and provide training on Clicker 7. I am often asked if Clicker 7 could also be used in Arabic. I'm delighted to announce that we are launching Clicker 7 Arabic this month...
Did you see our Roman Soldier sets on LearningGrids recently? We’ve had some really positive feedback about these resources from schools, so if you haven’t seen them and your class is learning about the Romans, go check them out!
During a recent in-school training session, teachers wanted to learn how they could create sentence building activities in Clicker that included visual cues for both the subject and the object in the sentence...
Following the recent release of DocsPlus for iPad, it’s worth talking about Apple’s Volume Purchase Program (VPP) and why most schools should be using it.
Following on from our success at the Bett Awards in January, we’re delighted to announce that Clicker 7 has also been named Best Special Education Resource at the 2018 ERA Awards!
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!
Clicker Books on LearningGrids, such as The Tortoise and the Hare, are perfect for providing reading practice, learning about new topics, and exploring different genres of writing.
I have recently returned from an incredible trip that took me all over the US! In speaking with customers at two national conferences and multiple school district visits, I was fascinated by the myriad ways in which our products are being adopted and used.
After several months of planning and hard work, we have now published our newly developed website! Not content with just applying a new coat of paint, we designed and built our new website from the ground up...
We have a lovely new success story to share with you from Anne Harris, a Resource Teacher at St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School in Greenwich, UK.
A couple of weeks ago I visited schools in Kuwait to demonstrate our literacy support tools. They loved using Clicker on Windows/Mac and having recently invested in Chromebooks, they wanted to learn about sharing resources between Clicker and the Clicker Apps for Chromebook.
Many elementary schools are now introducing Shakespeare to their students through adapted stories and dramatic activities. We have a selection of Clicker resources that are designed to support students writing sentences, plot summaries, and texts about the tragedy Macbeth.
When visiting a school for a training session last week, we got to discussing how to best use the free resources on LearningGrids. The teachers were excited to explore how they can personalize resources to suit their students’ specific interests or needs.
The Bett Awards are considered the highest accolade in the Educational Technology industry, so we’re delighted to have won the 2018 Bett Special Educational Needs Solutions Award for Clicker 7.
Last term I had the pleasure of meeting Emma Dibden from Jumeirah English Speaking School (JESS), Dubai. Emma is Head of Learning Support, an Inclusion Champion, and a prominent member of the Dubai Inclusion Network.