Check out the fantastic (& free) education skills from Bamboo Learning
With schools closed across much of the US and Europe and social distancing norms taking hold, parents are scrambling for ways to keep their kids learning and engaged.
Enter Bamboo Learning, a leader in voice-powered education with a stable of award-winning Alexa skills covering a range of academic subjects across math, ELA/listening comprehension and social studies. Bamboo's skills are instantly available on your Echo speaker at home, and the interactivity of learning with Alexa is perfect for kids during this time of social distancing.
If you don't have kids at home, forward this to friends & family who do!
5 Awesome Alexa Skills From Bamboo To Supplement Kids' Online Curricula:
#1. Bamboo Books: Practice active listening and improve listening comprehension (Level 1: ages 5-7, Level 2: ages 7-10, Level 3: ages 10-12)*
"Alexa, open Bamboo Books"
#2. Bamboo Luminaries: A social studies trivia game showcasing prominent and lesser-known historical figures across art, literature, science, social justice and sports
"Alexa, open Bamboo Luminaries"
#3. Bamboo Math: Practice mental math with 500,000+ word problems across 5 difficulty levels
"Alexa, open Bamboo Math"
#4. Bamboo Music: An introduction to basic music theory, offering fun and engaging music exercises and games such as “Recognize the Instrument” across 3 levels*
"Alexa, open Bamboo Music"
#5. Highlights Storybooks from Bamboo: Engaging stories and exercises to practice active listening and improve listening comprehension (leveled for learners in Kindergarten through 3rd grade)
"Alexa, open Highlights Storybooks"
* U.S. only