Crick Software blog

Julia Bradley

Whether you have recently purchased our software or are midway through your subscription, you will now be directed to our new portal to manage your licenses.

Bridget Philpott

We’ve got another exciting development to share with you this week…

Julia Bradley

Harness the power of pictures

February 15, 2023
by Julia Bradley

For our support blog this week, we are continuing to explore the most asked questions that the Support Team receive from Clicker users. Today we are going to look at how you can make your own picture libraries available to use within Clicker for Windows/Mac.

Clicker is a 2023 Bett Finalist
Lina Howarth

Clicker is a 2023 Bett Finalist!

January 27, 2023
by Lina Howarth

We’re extremely pleased to announce that Clicker is a Bett Awards finalist in the “Primary – Digital Learning Product – Literacy and Language” category.

Bridget Philpott

It’s a new year and a new semester, which means that many schools will have recently carried out assessments for teachers to gain a summative insight into how the needs of their class have changed over the first part of the school year. Subsequently, many will have identified students who require extra support to keep them, or get them, on track.

Gemma Dean

Clicker Subject Spotlight – Math

January 11, 2023
by Gemma Dean

Recently, we ran a training webinar focusing on how Clicker can be used to support teaching math. We had lots of requests for resources on different math topics. The most popular including numbers and counting, place value, and operations.

Joanne Gibbins

Book Dash and Clicker

January 4, 2023
by Jo Gibbins

Earlier this year, we came across an article that highlighted the work of a South African based charity called Book Dash that creates and publishes books for free. Their aim is to enable all children to “own a hundred books by the age of five.”

Julia Bradley

The predictor is one of the many fabulous features of Clicker and DocsPlus. Using the predictor results in greatly improved coherence, spelling, and grammar, and helps to increase the writing productivity of learners who struggle to transfer their knowledge and ideas to the page.

Pauline Smith

There has been a (much–needed) focus on developing early language skills recently. Through my research, I discovered that experts are talking about the power of nursery rhymes. Did you know that a child who knows eight nursery rhymes in their early years will be among the higher achievers in reading and spelling when they are eight years old?

Julia Bradley

With the new school year well underway, Support has been super busy with inquiries regarding managing apps licenses. So, let’s look at what it’s all about!

self-determination theory
Bridget Philpott

Self-determination theory (SDT) relates to human motivation. It suggests that people are most likely to be self-determined when three human needs are fulfilled...

Gemma Dean

Clicker Basics - Training Resources

November 2, 2022
by Gemma Dean

We’re excited to announce that our new training resources – Clicker Basics – are now live on our website!

Explore Mexico with Clicker
Tania Johnston

Explore Mexico with Clicker

October 19, 2022
by Tania Johnston

Día de Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a celebration of life and death and takes place on November 1st and 2nd each year in Mexico. The holiday has roots back to rituals honoring the dead in pre-Columbian Mesoamerica.

Guest post - Beth Poss
Beth Poss

In this guest post, Beth explores how educators can meaningfully assess student progress while ensuring all learners have the choice to demonstrate their understanding in the way that best suits their needs and interests.

Bridget Philpott

Summer story share

September 28, 2022
by Bridget Griffiths

We are delighted to share some lovely entries from our Summer Story Share competition!