Alexa Skills for the Classroom
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This Day in History (History Channel)History happens every day! Check in with Alexa to find out about the historical events that happened on this day and every other day of the year. Come back each day and say 'Alexa, launch This Day in History' to hear the top historical event for the day. You can also ask Alexa for a historical event for any other day by saying “Alexa, ask This Day in History what happened on February 4th”, for example.3.5
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Word of the DayWord of the Day's host teaches you a useful word, its definition, and examples of how to use it in a sentence. The skill updates daily.

The Word of the Day Flash Briefing can be paired with the Word of the Day Quiz skill where each day your host will quiz you on that day's word. You can enable Word of the Day Quiz here: http://bit.ly/wordofthedayquiz
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Math Facts Practice for KidsMath Facts gives you practice for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Problems come in sets of five. If you get enough of them right, Alexa will give you a silly message of congratulations. This skill makes math practice fun for the whole family!

The skill has been refined through extensive kid testing for accuracy and precision in listening to responses. Try it out and see the results!
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1-2-3 Math1-2-3 Math, is a math challenge which tests your elementary compute skills, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, comparison etc. There are three modes easy, medium and hard with increasing levels of difficulty. We recommend having a calculator handy, as certain questions, especially in the hard mode may not be easy to solve within the time allocated.

We store the state of your game throughout the day. So, if you cant answer the question within the allotted time, you can always come back when you are ready and continue from where you left off.

You get one point for every correct question.Scores are calculated for each difficulty level separately. Check back regularly to maintain your lead in the game. All scores are reset at the end of the day.

Here are the things you can say, once you initialize the skill.

Repeat/Say Again - To hear the question again
Help - To get detailed instructions
Score - To get today's scores
Change Level to Easy/Medium/Hard - To change difficulty level to one of the options
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Spell MasterMaster your spelling with “Spell Master”. An easy way to practice your spellings. Simply add words to your spelling list then say, start spelling test.

Spell Master recognizes more than 24,000 words that one might expect to have learned by the age of 18. It has been designed with the purpose of allowing people of all ages to study their spellings independently.

To get started:
You will first want to add words to your spelling list. You can do this by saying "add word". Spell Master will ask you to spell the word you want to add and then prompt you to confirm it captured the correct word.

To practice spelling the words on your list say, start spelling test.

To remove words from your spelling list say, delete word.

To hear the words you have on your spelling list say, list words.

To delete all words from your spelling list say, delete spelling list.

If you get lost, at any time you can say, help.
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Spelling BeePlay a live spelling bee game between you and your friends! Or go it alone with a solo daily challenge.

You can ask for a word's definition, language of origin, or an example sentence before spelling it.

Do YOU have what it takes to make the national spelling bee? Find out!
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Spelling ChampionSpelling Champion allows families to create word lists and use the lists in quizzes conducted by Alexa. Alexa will read the words on the list, then spell each word. The user will let Alexa know if he (or she) got the spelling correct.

Users will need US mobile phones in order to use this skill. Text messaging is used to create and edit the lists.
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Division HelpLearn division tables the fun way.

This is an interactive skill to help learn the division tables by answering mixed questions for a chosen number.

The skill asks 24 random questions from 1-12, asking each number twice.

For example "Alexa, open Division Help" or "Alexa, open Division Help for five" or "Alexa, open Division Help and start a test for three"

Just say "Alexa, open Division Help" to get started.
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QuizletThis skill turns Alexa into your study partner: You can access any of the millions of study sets on Quizlet and practice flashcards verbally with Alexa. Simply launch the skill and then tell Alexa what subject you want to study. Alexa will automatically start testing you with terms from that subject.
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Pledge of AllegianceSay the pledge of allegiance along with Alexa.
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