Crick Software blog

Andrew Cumming

Interactive plenaries

July 26, 2023
by Andrew Cumming

A lot of the time, we can forget the most important part of the lesson: reflection.

Tania Johnston

Summer break and well-being

July 19, 2023
by Tania Johnston

For a lot of children, summer vacation means a break from the stresses of school. But a change to the normal routine can bring other challenges for many children. Clicker is a good tool to use to check in with a child to see how they are doing.

Bridget Philpott

How do you collect your students’ prior knowledge?

Gemma Dean

We recently ran a webinar focusing on approaches you can take to introduce Clicker to students. I’ve gathered some of the ideas we shared here.

Discover the Great Barrier Reef through Clicker
Pauline Smith

Let’s explore how our Great Barrier Reef Clicker resources can be used to develop students’ understanding of the importance, beauty, and threats faced by this spectacular underwater world.

Gemma Dean

During a recent training session, staff were particularly interested to find out how you could use Clicker to support English learners.

Phil Hackett

Many of our customers purchase Site Licenses and want to find out the easiest way to install the software on numerous Windows devices.

Tania Johnston

Clicker Board on LearningGrids

May 24, 2023
by Tania Johnston

All of us in the Crick Curriculum Team are very excited that Clicker Board is now available within our Clicker Writer app. This means that our iPad and Chromebook users now have access to the fantastic planning tool and the free Clicker Board resources on LearningGrids.

US-clicker for early readers and writers

Recently, we ran a training webinar focusing on how Clicker can be used with early readers and writers.

Carolyn Knowles

During a chat with one of the schools I work with, they mentioned how much value one of their teachers was getting from our Figurative Language resources on LearningGrids.

Toni Caggiano

When I meet with new schools who are interested in Clicker, I always love to showcase LearningGrids! LearningGrids contains thousands of high-quality resources - built by our fantastic Curriculum Team - that are regularly added to and updated. LearningGrids contains a variety of Clicker Sets to ensure that topics can be accessed in numerous ways.

Gemma Dean

Assessing the impact of Clicker

April 12, 2023
by Gemma Dean

With any program or technology that you implement in school, you want to know it’s having a positive impact on learning and that you’re getting value for money. Here are some of the aspects of your students’ writing that Clicker can improve and how you can use the software to monitor and track their progress.

Tania Johnston

Heart Words and Clicker

April 6, 2023
by Tania Johnston

For many schools there has been a renewed push towards phonics to help early or struggling readers and writers. This has impacted many aspects of reading and writing instruction, including the way that students are taught traditional “sight words.”

Bridget Philpott

Clicker wins its 10th Bett Award!

April 3, 2023
by Bridget Griffiths

We are delighted to announce that Clicker has won the 2023 Bett Award for "Primary – Digital Learning Product – Language and Literacy."

Bridget Philpott

Earlier this year we were thrilled to welcome Rachel Lawson, an administrator at Lansdowne Primary School, to share a Clicker success story with us as the focus of a free webinar.