#AskAlexa #OkGoogle #HeySiri

#AskAlexa #OkGoogle #HeySiri

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Alexa, Google Assistant, and Siri® devices can be invaluable in the classroom!

Student Uses

  • “Alexa, what’s the weather like today?”
  • “Hey Siri®, how old is the oldest person alive?”
  • “Alexa, how many bones are in the human body?”
  • “Ok Google, how do you spell _______”

Teacher Uses

  • It can also be used to signal transitions and set timers.
  • Play music on command.
    • Spotify and Pandora can be integrated or use free content on Amazon Music content.


  • To turn off listening,
    • Alexa on Echo Devices – push the mute button on the device
      • You can also use an Alexa Voice Remote for Amazon Echo while the Echo is muted. (Android Central)
    • Google – say “OK Google, mute the microphone.”
    • Siri® – “Hey Siri®, stop listening.”

Earn Your Stripe!

  • Submit below a video of your students using Alexa, Google Assistant, or Siri® as a resource.
  • Include also an explanation of how using the device enhanced the learning taking place in your classroom.

Stripe Initially Submitted by Lindsey Neels, additional influence by Judith Crenshaw and editors

  • This tool allows students to engage in positive, safe, legal and ethical behavior when using technology, including social interactions online or when using networked devices.
  • This tool allows students to plan and employ effective research strategies to locate information and other resources for their intellectual or creative pursuits.
  • If the teacher uses the device to signal transitions
  • If students use the device to be independent learners
  • N/A
  • N/A

Alignment to the ISTE Standards and to SAMR is intended to help teachers understand the roles these technologies have in creating learning experiences. They are not meant to be concrete classifiers. Any other suggestions on the alignment of these may be forwarded to the Instructional Tech Dept. ISTE Standards for Students, ©2016, ISTE® (International Society for Technology in Education), iste.org. All rights reserved.

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