||Crick Software, based in Northampton UK, is solely focused on producing innovative software for pupils of all abilities. The company concentrates particularly on software tools for literacy.
Crick Software promotes the inclusion of children of all abilities by creating flexible products that can be tailored by teachers to the needs of individuals. Most products have the option of switch access, for users with a disability who are unable to use a mouse or keyboard.
The Company’s best-known product is Clicker, a supportive writing and multimedia tool. Clicker has won five BETT awards, is a Millennium Product, and is used in over 40,000 schools worldwide. Clicker 5 will be launched at BETT 2005. Other products include ClozePro, Jigworks and Wordbar.
Ready-made sets of learning resources to support Crick’s products can be freely downloaded from www.LearningGrids.com. In addition to materials created in-house, the site also offers teachers the opportunity to share materials they have created for their own classrooms.