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New Interactive Map features with HTML5

18th of February 2013


There are already available Educaplay interactive maps in HTML5. It implies that now you can use them in any device, even in those not supporting Flash (tablets, ipad, smartphone etc).
And there is much more. We have extend maps functionallities with the following improvements:
Maps can be used to evaulate the knwoledge (Game), as a demonstration to show information (Demonstration ) or both of them. This functionallity is only available in the HTML5 version, having no effect on the Flash version of the activity. For example, if we want to learn the districts of London first we could see them over a map and study its distribution and then check with the game if we have memorized them or not.
When using interactive maps as demonstration, it is possible to create interactive images that aims us to discover and extend information with text and links to resources such as webpages, videos, wikis, etc. (Sample: London Districts)
Demonstration can be configured in two different ways. Sequence allows to discover different points in a predeefined order. Menwhile, free mode allows the student to discover by his own the info of each point. (Sample: Muscles of the Human Body)
Another new feature is the possiblity to zoom over the image. This feature avoids density of points problem, allowing the students to apply a zoom to increase the size of the image an accurate the precission on the image.



Authors can also specify an audio for each point on the map to be used as a clue. This feature has been requested by a great amount of Educaplayers, most of them music teachers or foreign language teachers.

You can also print any interactive map in three different ways: Learn, Mark or Write. (Print preview sample)
Once the interactive map activitie is finished, a feed-back page will be shown, allowing the user to discover if their answers were right or wrong, and see more info about the points defined on the interactive map.
New interactive map activites have been adaptive designed to be correctly displayed independently of the device's dimmensions.
Those features improves significantly the possibilities of interactive map activities. Do not hesitate to exploit those improvements in your lessons, and make your classes more entertained and educative than ever before.
Hugs to all educaplayers


Educaplay enters into the Nordic countries: Activities in swedish

12th of February 2013


We are pleased to announce the translation of the Educaplay activities to swedish.

Thanks to Carl Philip Wetterqvist for his help in our quest to open new horizons for Educaplay. 



Swedish Educaplayers, welcome to the community!!


Sign in Educaplay with your Social Network's profile

23rd of November 2012

From now on you can sign in Educaplay with your Social Network's profile.

Nowadays social Networks are completely integrated in our daylife. Taking advance of this, we have adapted our site to enable you to sign up in Educaplay via your social network profile.

If you are already registered in Educaplay, click on your social network whenever you want to sign in Educaplay and both profiles will be linked. You can link your Educaplay account with as many social network profiles as you want.

If don't have an Educaplay account yet you will be able to create your profile and create your own activities, register your scores and take advance of all the chances offered to Educaplay users.

How to use Educaplay groups properly

12th of November 2012

There has been some cases that teachers have noticed that they couldn't access to their students' scores, but students ensure that they have completed the activities.

The reason of this situation is that those users achieved the activities without being logged in the platform.

Due to this, the platform could not recognize the users and was unable to link to the users the score they were achieving.


This is why we strongly recommend you to warn your students about this situation and advise them that the best way to play your Educaplay collections is as follows:

  • My Educaplay > My Groups > Participation in Groups *


In that section, they only have to click over the group they belongs to, and inside the group's page they will have a link to the collection shared with them. That way will register their score correctly and would be available for the teacher.

* (Users must be signed in to access to this section.)

Reset Scores for the users of a group

07th of November 2012


Today we present an interesting new feature  for the advanced users of Educaplay.
Now you can reset the statistics for the collections linked to your groups.
With this feature you can get the scores achieved by the users of your group from a given time.
Example of operation:
For a month, I offered my students a group of collections to study a lesson. My students have been playing and learning during the study period and, the day of the evaluation, I decide to use one of the collections to evaluate their knowledge.
So, to discard the previous scores, I can access to "My Educaplay ->" My Groups "->" Manage Groups " and click on the" Manage" button of the group that I want to reset the statistics.
Then, I'll look for the "Reset" button beside the collection I want to reset and if I  click the button, the statistics of this group would be resetted.
You can reset the scores as many time as you wish and you can also undo a full reset, so you could obtain all the scores from "the origin of the times".
The Educaplay team
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