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Tania Johnston

Christmas literacy focus

November 28th, 2018
by Tania Johnston

Using holiday themes can be a fun way to reinforce language arts objectives.

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Gemma Dean

Labeling activities using Clicker Board

November 21st, 2018
by Gemma Dean

At a recent Clicker training session with a school, the staff and I were discussing labeling activities, and I showed them how you could create these using Clicker Board.

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Phil Hackett

Earlier this year we announced the release of a full Arabic translation of our award-winning literacy software - Clicker 7...

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Marcus Dux

Learning about Rosa Parks

November 2nd, 2018
by Marcus Dux

I really enjoyed last week’s episode of Doctor Who, which celebrated the story of Rosa Parks and her impact on the civil rights movement in the US.

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Joanne Gibbins

High-frequency words with Clicker

October 24th, 2018
by Jo Gibbins

It is really important that children learn how to read and spell the common words (often called high-frequency or sight words) that make up a large proportion of the words they will see and use most often in their everyday reading and writing...

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Marcus Dux

I recently joined the Crick Software team as an Education Consultant, and now knowing all the products inside out, I’ve realized just how useful Clicker and DocsPlus would have been during my time in education!

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catherine jell

Clicker 7 research - Wensum Junior School

October 3rd, 2018
by Catherine Jell

Wensum Junior School in Norwich, UK has been using Clicker software over the past few years, and teachers have recently investigated the level of impact the program has on literacy success at their school...

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Phil Hackett

Clicker lesson plan - animal groups

September 25th, 2018
by Phil Hackett

Here’s an extract from the KS1, Year 1, Programme of Study (Science), which is similar to a curriculum framework objective for Kindergarteners in the US: “Pupils should be taught to: identify and name a variety of common animals including fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals.” Here is how I might plan a lesson around animal groups using Clicker.

Tania Johnston

Start your day with Clicker

September 19th, 2018
by Tania Johnston

Why not start the new school year with a fun daily routine that reinforces the days of the week, months of the year, and the weather?

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Neil Andrew

Custom picture libraries in Clicker

September 12th, 2018
by Neil Andrew

Back in June, I visited a special educational needs center in Connecticut to deliver Clicker training with one of my co-workers. One topic that came up several times was the idea of having a customized picture library for Instant Pictures, the Spell Checker, and the Predictor.

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Neil Andrew

It is the mission of every educator to prepare each student to be successful both inside and outside of the classroom. In districts with large student populations, it can become tricky to monitor individual achievements...

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catherine jell

Clicker success with older learners

August 29th, 2018
by Catherine Jell

Recently, June Howard (Teaching Assistant at Hyde School) sent us a message to share how Clicker has made a world of difference to an eighth grade student she works with...

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Tania Johnston

Clicker Board story planners

August 13th, 2018
by Tania Johnston

Clicker Board story planner templates are ideal to use when children are planning their stories before writing them.

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Ciara O'Sullivan

Teaching idioms with Clicker

August 2nd, 2018
by Ciara O'Sullivan

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

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catherine jell

Clicker 7 at Great Barr Primary School

August 1st, 2018
by Catherine Jell

At Great Barr Primary School, students with cerebral palsy have been using Clicker 7 to become more independent writers. Special Education Coordinator, Sarah Haywood, shared with us the impact the program has had on her learners...