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Tania Johnston

Our Clicker Listen and Say sets are great for English language learners, giving children the chance to listen to new vocabulary and practice it themselves.

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Joanne Gibbins

Share a story with Clicker

May 15th, 2019
by Jo Gibbins

Storytelling is a great way of getting your students actively engaged and motivated in sharing stories with others, so if you’re looking for some inspiration, why not take a look at LearningGrids?

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Tania Johnston

Customizing Clicker Sentence sets

April 24th, 2019
by Tania Johnston

Sentence Sets in Clicker give children a great opportunity to develop fundamental writing skills, and share what they have learned.

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Joanne Gibbins

Venn diagrams with Clicker Board

March 20th, 2019
by Jo Gibbins

Venn diagrams are a great of helping children to identify similarities, differences and relationships between sets of items.

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Joanne Gibbins

Short story writing challenge

January 30th, 2019
by Jo Gibbins

Get your students ready to start writing stories with our Clicker planning resources available on LearningGrids.

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Tania Johnston

Clicker Board and Sequencing

January 2nd, 2019
by Tania Johnston

I have created a short video to show how the Build a Snowman Sequencing set can be extended to support instruction writing, making use of the great features in Clicker Board.

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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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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...

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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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.

Tania Johnston

Summer Haiku

July 4th, 2018
by Tania Johnston

Want to keep learners’ creative juices flowing over the long summer break? Check out the Clicker set Summer Haiku. This Word Bank provides 1, 2, and 3-syllable words...

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Joanne Gibbins

Speaking sets in Clicker

June 6th, 2018
by Jo Gibbins

Speaking is one of the four essential literacy skills that help children to become well-rounded communicators – not just in school, it’s a hugely important life skill too!

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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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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.