Release Notes: 26th March 2021

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Please Note: The new functionality that we are announcing today will be available to services, educators and parents one week from now, on the 1st of April (before the Good Friday public holiday). 

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Edit Warnings on Playground Web


We have implemented documentation editing warnings in Playground Web. If you are editing a document and another user opens and begins editing, both of you will be warned. Users can then cancel edits or continue.

While the above example references “another educator” only, the warning window will give you the name of the specific educator or administrator who is dong the editing. This will allow you to communicate clearly with your team.

Icons on Playground and Home Web

Last week we announced the addition of the icons below to Playground and Home Web. This work will not be released today, March 26, and instead will be released along with the Folders and Editing Warnings outlined above, on April 1.

Reflections on Observations in Playground Web

We have added Educator Reflections to Observations in Playground Web. This addition adds consistency across all learning types.


When editing an Observation on the web, educators can now add Reflections in the same way that it is possible to do so on Documentation, Canvas and Tables.