Crick Software blog

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Phil Hackett

Over the past six months, I have visited schools in the Middle East several times to demonstrate and provide training on Clicker 7. I am often asked if Clicker 7 could also be used in Arabic. I'm delighted to announce that we are launching Clicker 7 Arabic this month...

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Joanne Gibbins

Roman Soldier Labeling

May 2nd, 2018
by Jo Gibbins

Did you see our Roman Soldier sets on LearningGrids recently? We’ve had some really positive feedback about these resources from schools, so if you haven’t seen them and your class is learning about the Romans, go check them out!

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Jordan Butel

Sentence building with multiple pictures

April 25th, 2018
by Jordan Butel

During a recent in-school training session, teachers wanted to learn how they could create sentence building activities in Clicker that included visual cues for both the subject and the object in the sentence...

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Ben Tookey

Following the recent release of DocsPlus for iPad, it’s worth talking about Apple’s Volume Purchase Program (VPP) and why most schools should be using it.

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Siobhan Butel

Clicker 7 wins again!

April 11th, 2018
by Siobhan Butel

Following on from our success at the Bett Awards in January, we’re delighted to announce that Clicker 7 has also been named Best Special Education Resource at the 2018 ERA Awards!

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Tania Johnston

Clicker Books on LearningGrids, such as The Tortoise and the Hare, are perfect for providing reading practice, learning about new topics, and exploring different genres of writing.

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Toni Caggiano

Clicker success in Seattle

March 21st, 2018
by Toni Caggiano

I have recently returned from an incredible trip that took me all over the US! In speaking with customers at two national conferences and multiple school district visits, I was fascinated by the myriad ways in which our products are being adopted and used.

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Siobhan Butel

We have a lovely new success story to share with you from Anne Harris, a Resource Teacher at St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School in Greenwich, UK.

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Phil Hackett

A couple of weeks ago I visited schools in Kuwait to demonstrate our literacy support tools. They loved using Clicker on Windows/Mac and having recently invested in Chromebooks, they wanted to learn about sharing resources between Clicker and the Clicker Apps for Chromebook.

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Joanne Gibbins

Exploring Shakespeare with Clicker

February 21st, 2018
by Jo Gibbins

Many elementary schools are now introducing Shakespeare to their students through adapted stories and dramatic activities. We have a selection of Clicker resources that are designed to support students writing sentences, plot summaries, and texts about the tragedy Macbeth.

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Jordan Butel

When visiting a school for a training session last week, we got to discussing how to best use the free resources on LearningGrids. The teachers were excited to explore how they can personalize resources to suit their students’ specific interests or needs.

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catherine jell

Clicker 7 is a Bett award winner!

February 7th, 2018
by Catherine Jell

The Bett Awards are considered the highest accolade in the Educational Technology industry, so we’re delighted to have won the 2018 Bett Special Educational Needs Solutions Award for Clicker 7.

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Phil Hackett

Clicker in an international school - success story

January 31st, 2018
by Phil Hackett

Last term I had the pleasure of meeting Emma Dibden from Jumeirah English Speaking School (JESS), Dubai. Emma is Head of Learning Support, an Inclusion Champion, and a prominent member of the Dubai Inclusion Network.

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Ben Tookey

A great feature of Clicker 7 is the ability to share files with the Clicker Apps for iPad. Files made in Clicker 7 can be opened in the corresponding Clicker App and vice versa.

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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.