Crick Software blog
We recently received a wonderful Clicker success story from Marianne Baird who is the Assistant Principal and Special Education Coordinator at Sunny Bank Primary School in the UK.
Recently, I was in conversation with the lead psychologist of a group of schools who wanted to know how Clicker could help with metacognition.
At the start of every year, we take a company-wide vote to decide which of the many worthy organizations in our communities (US and UK) will be the Crick Software “charity of the year.”
In a recent conversation with an assistive technology specialist in Virginia, the topic of worksheets came up.
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.
In February we have a packed agenda of webinars to demonstrate how everyone can benefit from using our Clicker literacy tools.
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.
I have been talking to lots of school district administrators over the last few months about the impact the pandemic has had on the students they support. Many of them are still struggling to catch up after so much time at home, with teachers doing their best to address learning loss.
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.
After working at Crick Software for over a year, I can see the impact using DocsPlus throughout my secondary education would have had in supporting my learning. I’m dyslexic, and during my exams I was entitled to have a scribe and a reader and was given extra time.
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.
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.
Recently, in preparation for a training session, I was talking to a school that was hoping to use Clicker to support their learners with developmental co-ordination disorder.