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Joanne Gibbins

Exploring Shakespeare with Clicker

February 21st, 2018
by Jo Gibbins

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.

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Jordan Butel

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.

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catherine jell

Clicker 7 is a Bett award winner!

February 7th, 2018
by Catherine Jell

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.

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Phil Hackett

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.

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Ben Tookey

A great feature of Clicker 7 is the ability to share files with the Clicker Apps for iPad. Files made in Clicker 7 can be opened in the corresponding Clicker App and vice versa.

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Carolyn Knowles

DocsPlus as a tool for transitioning middle schoolers

January 10th, 2018
by Carolyn Knowles

With the release of DocsPlus this year, I have been doing more visits to middle and high schools to show districts how this powerful tool can help students move away from picture based supports and create longer pieces of writing.

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Tania Johnston

Make an impact with Clicker

January 3rd, 2018
by Tania Johnston

It’s always rewarding when a simple activity can have a significant impact on students’ learning.

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Ben Tookey

Installing DocsPlus

December 13th, 2017
by Ben Tookey

Whether you’re upgrading from a previous version, or this is your first DocsPlus purchase, following these steps will ensure a successful DocsPlus installation.

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Phil Hackett

Clicker in international schools

December 6th, 2017
by Phil Hackett

I’ve just returned to the UK following a short trip to the Middle East. During the trip, I visited International Schools in Qatar, Dubai, and Abu Dhabi – running training and demonstration sessions on Clicker 7.

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Ben Tookey

While the concept of thin client networks has been around for decades, they’ve been relatively unused by schools in the past.

Siobhan Butel

Clicker 7 – Bett awards finalist!

November 22nd, 2017
by Siobhan Butel

We’re very excited to announce that Clicker 7 is a Bett Awards finalist in the ‘Special Educational Needs’ category.

Tania Johnston

Setting the scene with Clicker

November 14th, 2017
by Tania Johnston

We have recently published a series of Clicker resources that are designed to help students use adjectives to create oral descriptions of people, places, or objects from traditional stories.

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Toni Caggiano

Getting creative with Clicker at Thanksgiving time

November 8th, 2017
by Toni Caggiano

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it’s time to start planning your classroom activities.

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Phil Hackett

Clicker 7 – supporting learners with dyslexia

November 2nd, 2017
by Phil Hackett

There are many reasons why Clicker 7 is a fantastic tool for supporting learners with dyslexia.

Siobhan Butel

Clicker 7 research – Angus Council

October 17th, 2017
by Siobhan Butel

A study has recently been undertaken by Angus Council across eight of its primary schools to investigate the impact of using Clicker 7 to support writing.