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How it works

Install Grid 3 on multiple devices across your network

You can manage the installation via your site server, as well as authorise new licences and devices. You can also choose where Grid 3 stores and accesses data.

Grid 3 provides a breadth of tools and features to support communication and learning

This means that your learners can now use the same software for AAC and accessing the curriculum; your staff have a simple and easy-to-edit platform to create fun and engaging activities, to support curriculum delivery; and your parents and carers can now support learning at home through a familiar platform.

You will need

Grid 3 installers

Your network manager can use the Grid 3 MSI installer to push Grid 3 out to your network.

There is a additional MSI installer to enable education licencing on each device. The username and password for this will be provided with your welcome email.

Grid 3 licence and access code

To complete the Grid 3 installation process you will need both the licence key and passcode. These will also have been provided in the welcome email.

How Grid 3 can be setup on your network

Each student has their own user profile

Before you begin deploying Grid 3 across your network, consider how Grid 3 will be used by your students.

User profiles store each student’s access options, voices and settings. Students can log in on any device and retrieve their grid sets and settings.

These profiles can be stored on a device locally or stored on your server.

Network user profiles

If your network provides students with a personal login then Grid 3 can be setup to display their individual user profile.

This means all the student’s user data, such as speech settings, access configurations and grid sets can be accessed on any device.

Standard Grid 3 install

The standard installation will show you all user profiles that have been created on the device or computer.

Installation

Ready to install Grid 3? The technical information and installation files for network managers can be found below.

Grid 3 Education Licence installation

Get started with Grid 3

Your Grid 3 Getting Started packs should be arriving at your school soon. In the meantime there are many resources available online, to help you get Grid 3 up and running as soon as possible. Browse our training videos and guides, check out some of our favourite resources for the classroom, and explore more grid sets on Online Grids.

 

Get the most out of Grid 3

Hands on training

We want to help you get the most out of Grid 3. Book a full day of face-to-face training, to explore the software with a member of our team. We’ll show you how to create bespoke and adapt ready-made resources, and discover how Grid 3 can work for different students to suit their individual needs.

To enquire about training, get in touch at info@thinksmartbox.com

Learning resources

Pick up tips and tricks, and get used to using Grid 3. Find video tutorials, discover tools for editing your grids, and explore advanced grid set features and settings.

Browse training guides and tutorials

Grid 3 Command Library

Grid 3 has a huge library of commands at your disposal, for creating and modifying grid sets. Use this guide to familiarise yourself with the commands and everything they can do.

Download the Grid 3 Command Library

Explore more grid sets online

Online Grids

Online Grids lets Grid 3 users upload and share their resources with the world. Explore grid sets and load them directly into Grid 3. Made something you want to share? You can freely upload your grid sets and share them with ease.

Explore Online Grids

Classroom resources to get you started

First Words

An engaging and educational resource to help children learn and speak their first words with the help of Amigo the robot. We have also provided a manual, workbook and set of worksheets so you can welcome Amigo into the classroom right away.

Find out more about First Words

 

Story Telling

This simple story telling grid allows users to create their own story using the sentences provided. Users can either follow the colours to make a specific story, or mix up the sentences to make something original and silly!

Download Story Telling

 

Sentence Building

Take a look at different ways to build sentences in Grid 3 with this sample grid set. You can edit the grids to change the sentences.

Download Sentence Building

 

Early AAC Activity Grids

A set of symbol communication grids for a range of play activities including bubbles, bricks, Mr Potato Head and instruments. There are two levels – one with six symbols to choose from and one with twelve, with chat pages for each level.

Download Early AAC Activity Grids

 

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Quickly put together what you need and send it over to us.

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