{{}} Logout Login

Supercharged HTML 5 Widgets

We're proud to introduce our new, updated HTML 5 catalog!

We've been toiling away in the lab polishing, improving, and re-imagining every single widget in the catalog.

Best of all, we now support phones and tablets for students on the go.

Choose Your Own Adventure

Say hello to our newest and most powerful widget.

Now, you can easily build branching scenarios and intricate experiences. Your students will navigate their own path through various situations and decision points that you can easily design.

Screenshots & more »


Enigma is a fantastic way to prepare students for quizzes, exams, or simply to review course content in an entertaining way. With engaging visuals and a “feel good” interactive quality, Enigma is an enjoyable way to engross students in course materials.

Screenshots & more »


The Crossword Widget is a new spin on a classic favorite! Students will enjoy the ease of using a virtual board to challenge themselves academically and increase their problem solving skills.

Screenshots & more »

Easily embed engaging apps in your online course.

Get Started

Engage Your Students

Re-imagine your course filled with diverse and interesting experiences. It can bring life to content modules, practice, study activities, and even assessments. Engage students with game mechanics like: story-telling, competition, instant feedback, and instant reward systems.

screen shot of a labeling widget

Create Quickly and Easily

Materia's design philosophy is to be incredibly easy to use. Every step of customizing and delivering apps has been finely tuned to be as clear and simple as possible. Players are greeted with clean and simple interfaces. We aim to get out of the way so your content can engage with students as quickly and clearly as possible.

screen shot of creating a crossword widget

Integrate with Your Course

Materia integrates into Canvas seamlessly. As an assignment, student's scores can automatically sync to the grade book. Thanks to the magic of LTI, Students are logged in automatically!

screen shot of a widget score page

Use Materia at your organization.

Get Materia (It's open source!)

Built at UCF, for Everyone

Materia is an open source project built by the University of Central Florida's Center for Distributed Learning. Our team is a truly unique group of experts working directly with faculty and students to build enjoyable tools for teaching and learning.

We're committed to building a better tomorrow through better learning tools, so our team is constantly improving and re-inventing Materia. If you have an idea for a new widget or simply would like to give us feedback, we'd love to hear from you on Github.