Explore our on-demand webinars to find out how Clicker supports a wide range of learning needs and classroom objectives. Each session is packed with top tips and ideas from Clicker experts, including current users, education gurus and our Clicker consultants.
What will teaching and learning look like for diverse learners on the other side of the pandemic?
Toni and Assistive Technology Specialist Rose Racicot discuss some of the key questions that school educators and district leaders need to consider as they prepare for the new academic year, including:
- What lessons have been learned during the pandemic that should influence our long-term teaching and learning practices?
- How can school districts maximize their COVID-19 relief funding to ensure students with diverse learning needs do not get left behind?
- What equity issues can be addressed by selecting accessible resources that can be easily differentiated for diverse learners?
Supporting English language learners with Clicker
Phil is joined by Louise Dawson, an enthusiastic advocate of using assistive technology for inclusive language learning with 20+ years’ experience in schools around the world. They explore:
- Ready-made Clicker Sets to develop phonics, blending and pronunciation skills
- Quick and easy ways to model language and sentence structure in Clicker activities
- Resources for expanding students’ general and topic-specific vocabulary
Predictable chart writing and Clicker
Predictable chart writing is a shared writing experience that many educators are implementing with their learners. Speech-Language Pathologist Beth Poss takes you through how to make this popular writing strategy even more accessible for your students using Clicker, including:
- Front-loading information on a range of topics with Clicker Books
- Using mind maps for group prewriting activities
- Enabling students to independently reconstruct their sentences
- Producing a class book that everyone will be proud of!
Clicker: Inclusive classroom support for dyslexic learners
Clicker is used in classrooms around the world to support and empower young learners with dyslexia. In this session, Phil and Katie demonstrate how Clicker helps students with dyslexia to:
- Organize and plan their writing
- Overcome spelling frustration
- Access curriculum content
Developing oral language skills with Clicker
Speech-Language Pathologist Lydia Giosa highlights why oral language skills are such a crucial part of every child’s development and shares her ideas for developing these in the classroom. Lydia explores:
- How oral language skills are fundamentally linked to reading and writing skills
- Specific strategies that educators can use to support students’ oral language development
- Engaging oral language learning opportunities for children of all abilities provided by Clicker
The Way Forward: School and district leaders' roles in post-pandemic AT provision
AT Specialist Gayl Bowser discusses the role of school and district leaders in supporting technology rollouts that encourage adoption and deliver tangible results. At the end of this session you will be able to:
- Describe at least three lessons for effective leadership of virtual and hybrid educational systems learned during the pandemic.
- Begin planning to establish and share your program's AT vision and expectations.
- Identify ideas for effective planning and use of data to support future program improvement activities.