Crick Software blog

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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

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

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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.

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Ben Tookey

Apple releases iOS 11

October 11th, 2017
by Ben Tookey

Every September, Apple releases a major upgrade to the iOS software that runs on iPhones and iPads across the world.

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Tania Johnston

O Canada!

October 3rd, 2017
by Tania Johnston

We have recently published a group of Canadian Clicker Sets that were made in collaboration with Special Education Technology – British Columbia.

Phil Hackett

I joined Crick Software in 2005 and up until this Summer, my focus has been on working with schools in the UK. I now work with International Schools and our partners across the globe.

Tania Johnston

Back to school with Clicker

September 19th, 2017
by Tania Johnston

It’s the start of a new school year – time to get to know your new class. Younger learners can use our latest Clicker Board Set This Is Me to tell you all about themselves.

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Toni Caggiano

Crick Software believes in the UDL (Universal Design for Learning) framework, and we always take this into account when designing our LearningGrids resources.