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Finding LearningGrids resources – top tips

Finding LearningGrids resources – top tips

Reposted with permission from Crick Software UK Blog Using the search bar in LearningGrids is a fantastic way to find Clicker resources on particular topics. Did you know that it’s also a great way to locate activities that focus on a particular strand of literacy, writing genre or on developing a particular skill? The following search terms are …

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LearningGrids and new science curriculum requirements

LearningGrids and new science curriculum requirements

Reposted with permission from Crick Software UK Blog Looking for great resources to support your primary science curriculum (including the new 2014 National Curriculum requirements for science in England)? Make sure you check out the LearningGrids website for a host of brand new science resources to help support the teaching and learning in your classroom. Topics covered include …

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Latest Spectronics Online Video! Exploring the Clicker Apps Part 3: Clicker Docs

Latest Spectronics Online Video! Exploring the Clicker Apps Part 3: Clicker Docs

Check out the latest video JUST added to the Spectronics Online Resources! Exploring the Clicker Apps – Part 3: Clicker Docs is available now! Login to start watching straight away!

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Early Learners and Clicker Apps

Early Learners and Clicker Apps

Reposted with permission from Crick Software US Blog This fall we have been busy adding to our ever-expanding bank of LearningGrids resources for Clicker Apps. Many of the recent sets have been designed to support early learners, by providing access to curriculum content as well as developing their reading and writing skills. Clicker Books activities, such as Food …

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Last chance to upgrade to Clicker 6 literacy software

Last chance to upgrade to Clicker 6 literacy software

Are you still using Clicker 5? Upgrades to Clicker 6 are only available until December 2014. If you are a Clicker 5 user and have been thinking about upgrading to Clicker 6, time is fast running out. Clicker 6 is the child-friendly writing tool that enables students of ALL abilities to significantly develop their literacy skills. After December 2014, …

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3 Tips for Using Google Drive More Effectively

3 Tips for Using Google Drive More Effectively

Reposted with permission from blog.texthelp.com If you are a teacher or student using Google Apps for Education, you are likely spending a significant amount of time in Google Drive. The new Google Drive was launched over the Summer of 2014 and has slowly been rolled out to users (including Google Apps for Education users) over the last few …

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Free “Intro to Google Apps for Education” Webinars Now Available

Free “Intro to Google Apps for Education” Webinars Now Available

Reposted with permission from blog.texthelp.com I continue to be amazed by the number of schools throughout North America that have “Gone Google.” This past week at the Annual Conference for Middle Level Education in Nashville, TN was no exception. Teachers from across the US stopped by to talk about their Google experience and to learn more about what …

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Wearing possibilities on your sleeve

Wearing possibilities on your sleeve

QR (quick response) codes and augmented reality (AR) applications are technologies being embraced by teachers, and others, as they provide new possibilities for supporting learners in the classroom and beyond. These technologies were not initially developed as a classroom or instructional tool, but teachers have come to realise their value in supporting teaching and learning programs. For example, just google ‘QR …

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Clicker MFL and new National Curriculum requirements

Clicker MFL and new National Curriculum requirements

Reposted with permission from Crick Software UK Blog We have been asked recently by a number of schools if our ‘Powered by Clicker’ MFL resources – Clicker French and Clicker Spanish – meet the new National Curriculum in England requirements for Languages. The answer is – absolutely! In fact, these are excellent primary language resources, whatever curriculum or …

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How do I search in Google using the reading level filter?

How do I search in Google using the reading level filter?

The Reading Level feature in Google is a great tool to filter results based on three broad reading level categories: Basic, Intermediate and Advanced. To access and use the Reading Level filter follow these steps. First, in Google find the settings icon. This can be in different locations on your screen depending on the device you are using. …

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