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Flying high with Clicker
Tania Johnston

Flying high with Clicker

December 6, 2023
by Tania Johnston

Did you know that it was 120 years ago that Orville and Wilbur Wright made their first flight? On LearningGrids, we have Clicker resources to help your students learn the science behind flying and to commemorate Wright Brothers Day on December 17th.

Turn a Clicker Board into a Word Bank

Recently, we spoke with a teacher who said that one of their favourite features of Clicker is that you can quickly turn a Clicker Board into a Word Bank!

Bridget Philpott

St. Catherine’s Academy – Clicker success story

November 15, 2023
by Bridget Griffiths

As 2023 draws to a close, it’s the perfect opportunity to reflect on some of the Clicker successes we’ve celebrated this year. One of which came from Rebecca Hammonds, writing coordinator and 4th grade teacher at St. Catherine’s Academy in the UK.


How can Clicker help some of our youngest writers to accurately portray their understanding in the core subjects?

Siobhan Butel

Before the end of the academic year, we spoke with Helen Pearce and Gabrielle Deed from the Learning Pathways Academy Trust in the UK to hear how Clicker has impacted their teaching and learning.

Tania Johnston

A Clicker Halloween

October 24, 2023
by Tania Johnston

What will you be doing this Halloween – carving pumpkins, making costumes, trick-or-treating? Be sure to add reading and writing with Clicker to that list!

James Stryjek

The team has been hard at work updating our software and apps and I’m pleased to announce that we have just released new versions of Clicker, Clicker Writer, and Clicker Books.


We’re excited to share that our new training resources - tutorials on saving, sharing, and printing Clicker files – are now live on our website!

Pauline Smith

Number tiles offer a multisensory approach to learning mathematical concepts. The new Number Tiles resources on LearningGrids complement the use of practical apparatus and can enhance your learners' early number and calculating skills.


Color coding with Clicker

September 20, 2023
by Siân Rice

Recently, we have been speaking with schools to find out how they are using Clicker in a school-wide approach to learning support.

Anchor Charts and Clicker Board
Tania Johnston

Anchor Charts and Clicker Board

September 13, 2023
by Tania Johnston

Anchor charts can be a valuable tool to support learning in the classroom. They are used to capture and reinforce important information from a lesson.

Gemma Dean

Upcoming training webinars

September 6, 2023
by Gemma Dean

This quarter we have a packed agenda of training webinars to support you in using Clicker and DocsPlus effectively.

Ann Crick

In a recent conversation with a school, science came up as a subject that teachers were keen to discuss. Particularly how students of differing reading/writing abilities can successfully discuss and record the same science investigation.

Phil Hackett

If you’ve just purchased Clicker or DocsPlus and need some help getting the software onto your devices, our new step-by-step videos will have you up and running in no time!

Gemma Dean

Write stories with Clicker

August 2, 2023
by Gemma Dean

We recently ran a webinar focusing on using Clicker to support students writing their own stories. I’ve gathered some of the ideas and resources we shared here.