Bamboo Learning is an education software and services company with a mission to teach using voice-based devices. Bamboo Learning develops skills for Alexa that are fun and help people learn and practice different subjects through listening and using their voice. Our four Alexa skills, Highlights Storybooks from Bamboo, Bamboo® Books, Bamboo® Math, & Bamboo® Music, automatically get more challenging as students master different levels. Bamboo skills also track progress & award badges. Highlights Storybooks from Bamboo was developed for Highlights for Children, a beloved global media brand dedicated to helping children become curious, creative, caring, and confident™ through engaging content and experiences focused on nurturing and developing the whole child.
HIGHLIGHTS STORYBOOKS FROM BAMBOO
Highlights Storybooks from Bamboo is a collaboration between Bamboo Learning and Highlights for Children. Highlights Storybooks from Bamboo features twelve free, ability-leveled stories, animation and narration. The Highlights Storybooks skill is designed by literacy experts to help children develop and practice skills in vocabulary building, language acquisition, and reading comprehension. Using Highlights Storybooks, children build the listening comprehension skills needed to become strong readers and learners.
Bamboo Math offers arithmetic number problems and 6000+ visually engaging word problems with tarantulas, octopuses, tigers, flashlights, umbrellas, and more. Combining audio and visual learning makes Bamboo Math a great education supplement for children ages 5 to 12, and it’s fun for adults as well. Works with all Echo devices. Enhanced visuals on Alexa screen-based devices including Echo Show, Fire tablets, and Fire TV products.
Bamboo Music introduces music theory exercises using your Alexa device, whether you are taking music lessons, or just want to learn more about music.
LISTEN to simple songs and classical pieces and complete exercises to learn notes, instruments, scales, dynamics, chords, tempo, and intervals.
EARN badges and achieve more advanced levels.
Bamboo Books offers narrated stories and exercises to help children improve listening comprehension. Bamboo Books includes selections from classic children’s books & stories such as The Three Bears, The Little Red Hen, The Tale of Peter Rabbit, The Jungle Book, Wonderful Wizard of Oz, and Treasure Island. There are 3 different levels to ensure an engaging experience for pre-readers, early, intermediate, and advanced readers. Optionally, when using Alexa screen-based devices, children can follow along with book text & images.