Self-selected Reading for Early Readers of All Ages

Today's post is brought to you by the two guiding rules of self-selected reading. It isn't self-selected if you don't choose it yourself. You can't get better at it if it's too hard. One of the literacy activities that we want students to engage in is self-selected reading. Self-selected reading has many purposes: it gives

Clicker 6: My Favourite Bits - Part 3

This is the third of three blogs aimed at covering my favourite bits of Clicker 6. There are a number of changes in Clicker 6 which support students to become more independent readers and writers - or which provide support for teachers to make or access resources more quickly. I love using Clicker for reading

Clicker 6: My Favourite Bits - Part 2

This is the second of three blogs aimed at covering my favourite bits of Clicker 6. VERY high on my list of favourites are the new tools for building word banks and picture banks. I particularly like the new word bank tool  - it is very easy and quick and will let me build a

Clicker 6: My Favourite Bits - Part 1

Clicker has long been one of my favourite literacy teaching tools.  I love the way it lets me make a range of literacy teaching (and support) materials and then tailor them for different student's needs. When I heard that a new version of Clicker was coming I was both excited and worried. Excited to see