Amazon: From voice assistant to teaching assistant – Amazon Alexa bastar campaign

Amazon Alexa, a virtual assistant AI technology, showcased how Alexa could be used in the classroom to assist with teaching in India.

In February 2020 Mr Abinash Mishra, the Assistant Collector of Bastar district in Chattisgarh tweeted a video of a student using Alexa. The school had adopted a 'Smart Class Project' using Amazon's Alexa and witnessed a positive change in student behaviour and interest to learn. This was an opportunity to drive home the potential for Alexa in supporting sch