Recently, we profiled the six finalists competing for the top prize in the Amazon Alexa EdTech Skills Challenge, each hoping to transform education with their new Alexa skill. Now, the votes have been tallied, the judges have made their decisions, and the results are finally in!
For their cutting-edge use of voice technology, SayKid captures the Judge’s Choice award, worth $50,000 in AWS Promotional Credit, and VOGO Voice takes home the People’s Choice award, a prize of $25,000 in AWS Promotional Credit. All other finalists receive $10,000 in AWS Promotional Credit.
Voice creates an opportunity for students to engage authentically and to build compelling experiences in line with proven cognitive science research. – Michael B. Horn
Launched by Amazon Web Services (AWS) and SXSW EDU in July 2019,