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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:
Here’s an extract from the KS1, Year 1, Programme of Study (Science), which is similar to a curriculum framework objective for Kindergarteners in the US: “Pupils should be taught to: identify and name a variety of common animals including fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals.” Here is how I might plan a lesson around animal groups using Clicker:
Why not start the new school year with a fun daily routine that reinforces the days of the week, months of the year, and the weather?
Back in June, I visited a special educational needs center in Connecticut to deliver Clicker 7 training with one of my co-workers. One topic that came up several times was the idea of having a customized picture library for Instant Pictures, the Spell Checker, and the Predictor.
It is the mission of every educator to prepare each student to be successful both inside and outside of the classroom. In districts with large student populations, it can become tricky to monitor individual achievements...
Recently, June Howard (Teaching Assistant at Hyde School) sent us a message to share how Clicker 7 has made a world of difference to an eighth grade student she works with...
With school budgets often stretched thin, finding the funding to purchase special education software can be challenging. But grants can make it possible—if you know where to look.
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...
Clicker Board story planner templates are ideal to use when children are planning their stories before writing them.
During a recent chat with one of the schools I work with, they mentioned how much value one of their teachers was getting from our ‘Idioms’ resources on LearningGrids.
At Great Barr Primary School, students with cerebral palsy have been using Clicker 7 to become more independent writers. Special Education Coordinator, Sarah Haywood, shared with us the impact the program has had on her learners...
As the current school year ends, it’s a good time to audit your software licenses and consider whether they need to be moved around.
Many of the international schools I visit base their curriculum on the Primary Years Programme (PYP), a curriculum framework for students ages 3-12. When I demonstrate Clicker, schools are always impressed with the literacy support that it offers.
A lot of teachers have been asking us for an app that combines the power of Clicker with symbols. We’ve been working on this for a while and are now very excited to announce the launch of Clicker Connect SymbolStix!