Crick Software blog

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Jordan Butel

Structure strips

May 30th, 2018
by Jordan Butel

Recently, while training a school on DocsPlus, the teachers and I were discussing strategies for supporting learners on the structure of their writing - as well as the content.

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Ben Tookey

DocsPlus for iPad support

May 17th, 2018
by Ben Tookey

The Support section of our website has a lot of helpful information about our products and how to use them. Recently, we’ve added new content for the DocsPlus App for iPad.

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Jean Rawle

Recently I visited a very inspiring school for the deaf, where I demonstrated some of the ways in which Clicker can support its learners.

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Siobhan Butel

Cherry Newby is a former elementary school principal who runs a blog for teachers and parents called 'The Newby Tribe'. She recently posted a fantastic review of Clicker 7...

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Phil Hackett

Crick Software launches Clicker 7 Arabic

May 9th, 2018
by Phil Hackett

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...

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Joanne Gibbins

Roman Soldier Labeling

May 2nd, 2018
by Jo Gibbins

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!

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Jordan Butel

Sentence building with multiple pictures

April 25th, 2018
by Jordan Butel

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...

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Ben Tookey

Apple’s Volume Purchase Program

April 18th, 2018
by Ben Tookey

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.

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Siobhan Butel

Clicker 7 wins again!

April 11th, 2018
by Siobhan Butel

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!

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Phil Hackett

Dictating to DocsPlus

April 4th, 2018
by Phil Hackett

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!

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Tania Johnston

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.

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Toni Caggiano

Clicker success in Seattle

March 21st, 2018
by Toni Caggiano

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.

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Ben Tookey

New Support section

March 14th, 2018
by Ben Tookey

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...

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Siobhan Butel

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.

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Phil Hackett

A couple of weeks ago I visited schools in Kuwait to demonstrate our literacy support tools. They loved using Clicker 7 on Windows/Mac and having recently invested in Chromebooks, they wanted to learn about sharing resources between Clicker 7 and the Clicker Apps for Chromebook.