• September 13, 2019

Clicker Apps logosThis resource is designed to provide an overview of the Clicker Suite apps for the iPad and how to implement these tools in the classroom setting to support literacy development in early and struggling literacy learners.

Module 1: Clicker Sentences

The Clicker Sentences app provides learners with customizable, scaffolded writing support. In Clicker Sentences, students can write text with supports such as text-to-speech, guided order, and verbal, visual, and illustrated prompts.

Clicker Sentences Introduction Video


Implementation Ideas

Note: Each Implementation idea is featured within a sample video, which may be viewed on any device. A link to a downloadable Clicker Sentences template from resourceSET is also provided for each implementation idea featured.

In order to view and see the template, the Clicker Sentences app must be installed on the device

English Language ArtsScienceMathSocialsCore Competencies

Reading Comprehension / Summarizing

 

Sample Video: Scaredy Squirrel

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Postcard Writing

 

Sample Video: Postcard Demo

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Salmon Life Cycle

 

Sample Video: Salmon Demo Video

Download Template Here.


 

Weather Writing

 

Sample Video: Weather Demo Video

Download Template Here.

Canadian Money

 

Sample Video: Money Demo Video

Download Template Here.

Flags of Canada

 

Sample Video: Flags Demo Video

Download Template Here.

Zones of Regulation

 

Sample Video: Zones of Regulation Demo Video

Download Template Here.


 

Core Competencies

 

Sample Video: Core Competencies Demo Video

Download Template Here.

For more Clicker resources from SET-BC, please visit resourceSET.

Module 2: Clicker Connect

The Clicker Connect app provides learners with customizable scaffolded writing support. In Clicker Connect, students can write text with supports such as text-to-speech, guided order, and picture prompts.

Clicker Connect Introduction Video


Implementation Ideas

Note: Each Implementation idea is featured within a sample video, which may be viewed on any device. A link to a downloadable Clicker Sentences template from resourceSET is also provided for each implementation idea featured.

In order to view and see the template, the Clicker Connect app must be installed on the device

English Language ArtsScienceMathSocialsCore Competencies

Postcard Writing

 

Sample Video: Postcard Response Video (SD 91)

Download Template Here.

Salmon Life Cycle

 

Sample Video: Salmon Demo Video

Download Template Here.


Weather Writing

Sample Video: Today’s Weather in BC

Download Template Here.

Canadian Money

 

Sample Video: Canadian Money Coin

Download Template Here.

Flags of Canada

 

Sample Video: Flags of Canada

Download Template Here.

Zones of Regulation

 

Sample Video: Zones of Regulation

Download Template Here.


 

Core Competencies

 

Sample Video: Core Competencies

Download Template Here.

For more Clicker resources from SET-BC, please visit resourceSET.

Module 3: Clicker Books

The Clicker Books app is designed to provide teachers and learners with easy access to digital book creation. Within the app, users can view books, create books, and manage and share books
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Implementation Ideas

The Clicker Books app provides students with customizable support as they create books within the app’s clear and structured interface which also produces a refined e-book result. This balance between guided in-app support and polished end-product provides a great launch-pad for teachers to introduce motivating reading and writing activities to students in their classroom.

This section introduces some Clicker Book implementation ideas for the various curricular areas. These ideas are intended as starting points for teachers to begin using Clicker Books in the classroom. Teachers may choose to use the ideas and resources provided and/or adapt them to suit their individual class and student needs. The possibilities are endless once teachers and students become familiar with the tools found within Clicker Books.

Note: Each Implementation idea is featured within a sample video, which may be viewed on any device. A link to a downloadable Clicker Book template from resourceSET is also provided for each implementation idea featured.

In order to view and see the template, the Clicker Books app must be installed on the device

English Language ArtsScienceMathSocialsCore Competencies

Teacher-Created Reading Materials

Teachers can create customized reading materials for individual students or their class, with targeted vocabulary, interactive questions, and reflection questions supported by customized word grids for writing support.

Video Sample: Career Day at Southland Elementary (Credit: K.Jeklin, SD 36)

Download Career Day Template Here.


 

Emergent Reading Practice Books

Teachers can create a Reading Practice book that provides students with reading samples paired with a practice page where they can record and review their own reading.

Video Sample: Reading Practice Book

Download Reading Practice Book Template Here.


 

Oral Storytelling

Teachers can structure books to support students in exploring oral storytelling, using customized word grids and picture banks to introduce characters and themes for students to use during the oral recording of their stories.

Video Sample: Oral Storytelling Sample: Charlotte’s Web

Download Oral Storytelling Template Here


 

Narrative Writing

 

Video Sample: The Dinosaur Book

(Credit: SD 36)
Download The Narrative Writing Template Here

Science Experiments

 

Video Sample: The Scientific Method

Download The Scientific Method Template Here.

Money

 

Video Sample: Canadian Money (Credit: SD 36)

Download Math Template Here. (Credit: K.Jeklin SD 36)


 

Math Talks

 

Video Sample: Math Talks

Download Math Talks Template Here.

Canada

 

Video Sample: Great Canadians

Download Great Canadians Template Here.


 

Personal Essay

 

Video Sample: All About Me

Download Personal Essay Template Here.
(Credit: M.Mirabueno, SD 36)

Zones of Regulation

 

Video Sample: Me in the Zones

(Credit: SD 36)

Download Zones of Regulation Template Here.
(Credit: K.Jeklin, SD 36)


 

The Friendship Book

 

Video Sample: The Friendship Book

Download The Friendship Book Template Here.
(Credit: K.Jeklin, SD 36)


 

Core Competency Self-Reflection

 

Video Sample: Core Competency Reflection

(Credit: J.Morrison, SD 73)

Download Primary Core Competency Reflection Template Here.
Download Intermediate Core Competency Reflection Template Here.

For more Clicker resources from SET-BC, please visit resourceSET.

Module 4: Clicker Docs

The Clicker Docs app provides learners of all abilities with a supportive word processor that allows for writing with word prediction, spell-check and text-to-speech during the writing process. The Clicker Docs app also provides teachers and learners with the ability to create or download customizable Word Banks to support students writing in a wide variety of topic areas.

Implementation Ideas

The Clicker Docs app provides students with customizable support during writing, combining a functional word processing interface with in-the-moment writing support tools such as word prediction, spell-check, text-to-speech, and customized vocabulary grids for seamless support that nurtures writing confidence.

This section introduces some Clicker Doc implementation examples in some curricular areas. These ideas are intended as starting points for teachers to begin using the Clicker Docs in the classroom. Teachers may choose to use the ideas and resources provided and/or adapt them to suit their individual class and student needs. Clicker Docs is a versatile word processing tool that can support any writing activity once teachers and students become familiar with the supports found within the app.

Note: Each Implementation idea is featured within a video or the linked samples. Downloadable Clicker Doc templates and/or Clicker Word Grids are also provided for each implementation idea featured.

In order to view and see the template, the Clicker Docs app must be installed on the device.

Language ArtsScienceSocial StudiesCore Competencies

Storytelling Process
Clicker Doc StoryBoard Sample Image

Video Sample: The War Between Two Cities


Vocabulary Lists
Video Sample: Word Work


 

Reading Comprehension

 


 

Reading Power

 

Topical Writing

 

Government

 

Core Competency Self-Reflection

 

 

 

For more Clicker resources from SET-BC, please visit resourceSET.