7 things Amazon Echo can do to help students

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What parent wouldn't use anything at their disposal to help their kids succeed? We know that sitting down with our kids and helping them grasp the concepts they're learning at school is the best way to help them academically. And they probably don't need more time interacting with electronics, but Alexa offers some skills that can help students when parents aren't available. Luckily, if you have an Amazon Echo smart speaker, (in this case we recommend the Echo Dot for Kids) you have access to a wealth of brain-sharpening, knowledge-enhancing activities. To enable a skill on your Echo device, just say, "Alexa, enable [exact name of skill]."