Crick Software blog

Have worksheets had their day
Joanne Gibbins

Have worksheets had their day?

October 20th, 2021
by Jo Gibbins

I recently read an interesting article that considered the use of worksheets in schools. It’s a contentious issue, especially in the light of environmental concerns.

Adam Whatling

Clicker wins the 4 star Teach Primary SEND Award!

October 11th, 2021
by Adam Whatling

Clicker has won the 4 star Teach Primary Award in the SEND category.

Clicker & Dyspraxia
Gemma Dean

Clicker & Dyspraxia

October 6th, 2021
by Gemma Dean

Recently, in preparation for a training session, I was talking to a school that was hoping to use Clicker to support their learners with developmental co-ordination disorder.

Alphabet Animals
Tania Johnston

Alphabet Animals

September 29th, 2021
by Tania Johnston

Have you met the Alphabet Animals, Clicker’s newest characters on LearningGrids?

Katie Fitch

Before the summer break, I hosted a webinar with inclusion expert, Jules Daulby, that focused on engendering independence for learners with special needs.

Sergio Germano

Dictation in Clicker and DocsPlus

September 15th, 2021
by Sergio Germano

Dictation (speech-to-text) is a helpful tool that allows learners to get their ideas onto paper quickly.

US lets learn about money with clicker
Pauline Smith

Let’s learn about money with Clicker!

September 8th, 2021
by Pauline Smith

Visit our Money category on LearningGrids to find a variety of resources that support students’ understanding of basic money concepts.

Resource ideas - Back to school
Gemma Dean

Resource ideas – Back to school

September 1st, 2021
by Gemma Dean

Welcome to a new school year! Getting back into routines after the summer break can be a challenge, so here are some easy ideas for building relationships with new students and making a positive start to the semester.

Math and reading (keeping up with Clicker) - US
Joanne Gibbins

How Clicker can help disadvantaged students who struggle with reading and math.

Transition lessions for new classes
Andrew Cumming

Transition lessons for new classes

August 18th, 2021
by Andrew Cumming

Every September, teachers plan and create transition lessons for their new class.

Sergio Germano

License management

August 11th, 2021
by Sergio Germano

The lead-up to the start of a new school year is a great time to audit your software licenses so you don’t run into problems later.

Alex Willcox

Clicker 8 is a Bett Award winner!

August 4th, 2021
by Alex Willcox

Clicker 8 has won the Special Educational Needs Solutions Award at Bett 2021!

Visuals in Clicker header
Gemma Dean

Visual supports in Clicker

July 28th, 2021
by Gemma Dean

We're often asked by schools how they can incorporate visuals in Clicker to support their learners. Children with a range of needs can benefit from using visuals. Here are some of the different ways you can use visuals in Clicker.

KWL Chart header
Tania Johnston

Clicker K-W-L Chart

July 21st, 2021
by Tania Johnston

We’ve recently added a K-W-L chart on LearningGrids. These are a great way to engage students in a new topic – helping them to recall knowledge, develop a purpose for learning, and track their progress.

Sergio Germano

Clicker 8 can accommodate any type of keyboard layout you want to create and use. Here's how you can create a new keyboard with the letters grouped in alphabetical order.