Alexa Skill Camps
Information for the Alexa skill camps I’ll be teaching:
Who’s it for? Students who are currently in 5th-8th grade.
What will I teach?
- Alexa Basics – how Alexa works, what Alexa skills are, intents, slots, utterances, etc.
- Alexa Skill Blueprints – creating an Alexa skill without code.
- Alexa Skills Kit – creating an advanced Alexa skill using code.
- Advanced Features – features to enhance your skill’s experience such as Polly voices, SSML, and speechcons (even learning how to add Darth Vader’s voice to Alexa)
By the end of this camp, you should be able to create your own Alexa skills and publish them to the Alexa Skills Store.
Are any materials needed? No materials are necessary except for a computer and a headset. Classes will be done over Zoom.
Do I need to know programming? Basic understanding of any programming language is preferred, but none is required.
What is the cost? $50 per person
What time? For the week of 9/28 – 10/3, classes will take place from 6-7 PM CDT on the following days:
For the week of 10/4 – 10/9, classes will take place from 6-7 PM CDT on the following days:
How many spots are available each week? There will be five available spots each week.
If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to me at awesomeaariv at gmail.com