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Inventory of ICT tools and open educational resources

Welcome to the inventory of freely available online tools and open educational resources for language teaching and learning developed by the ICT-REV project! The inventory contains a list of tools that have been evaluated with specific criteria in mind. Read more
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This tool was developed within the framework of a cooperation agreement between the European Centre for Modern Languages and the European Commission

EducaPlay

Principal function(s): Crossword puzzle creatorsQuiz/exercise makers

Educaplay is an online platform for creating and sharing educational activities and games. Users can create interactive exercises, quizzes, crosswords, and more, or find many ready-to-use activities on the website. These activities can later be exported, printed or accessed by students through a code. EducaPlas offers a limited free version and requires signing up for an account to access all of its features. It was developed by Educaplay S.L. Evaluation: EducaPlay is a helpful resource for creating engaging classroom activities. It can be used to enhance learning, assess knowledge, and reinforce vocabulary acquisition. Educaplay is compatible with other web applications such as Moodle and Google Classroom. Students do not need to provide any personal data since they can access the learning activities through a code. For more information, see Educaplay’s tutorials.

Cost: Free with registration + paid plans available.

Website: https://www.educaplay.com/

  

Categories

Type Of Interaction

  • Group/pair work - classmates

Skills

  • Vocabulary

Content

  • Website/other users supply
  • You supply

Usability

Interface User-friendliness/complexity of the tool´s interface

Straightforward.

Time efficiency Time needed for mastering the „how-to“ of the tool and a production of a task

High.

Interface language(s) The number of languages in which the tool is currently available/adaptable to

English, Spanish and French.

Respect for privacy Does the tool require registration? Who can see my data? Can I remain anonymous?

High. EducaPlay collects personal information for the purpose of improving its service. It requires parental consent for children under the age of 16 to create a user account along with other security measures to protect children’s identity. The policy provides information about how parents can request access, change, or delete their children's personal information. EducaPlay shares some data with third parties for operational purposes. It states compliance with the GDPR. See more here and here.

Saving work for future use Possiblity to save your or others´ work for reuse/reproduction

Yes, users with an account can save content and more.

Tailorability (If so, how?) Possibility of the tool to be used for a range of different activities (e.g. to what extent you can organize a project assignment with a central activity based on this tool)

Yes, you have the option to create your own learning activities

Interactivity

Engagement

Collaboration

Communication

Technical requirements

Installation required?

Compatibility/ Operating System

Other technical requirements


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Vocabulary
Grammar
Pronunciation
Intercultural

Content
You supply
Website/other users supply

 


Latest addition to the ICT-REV inventory

Playphrase (Tool to find the pronunciation of words from movies )

Playphrase is a tool that searches specific words or phrases out of movie snippets from a database of audiovisual media with over 60,000 phrases in different languages. In this manner, it provides real-life examples of words’ and sentences’ pronunciation. Users just have to type specific phrases, watch them being used naturally in context within popular movies and TV shows, and listen to their pronunciation. Playphrase works in English, French, Japanese, Italian, German, and Spanish. Playphrase is free to use and does not require setting up an account for use. ... View details

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