FAQ

Educators

What is LEVOOBA Kids?
LEVOOBA Kids is the first of its kind live multiplayer game for Amazon’s Alexa. Students can recap current school topics together even when not being together. They challenge each other in voice battles. No reading or writing is required and it’s screen-free. 

For educators it’s an easy to use tool to motivate their students, to assign current school topics to them at home and to review their learning progress. LEVOOBA Kids links study time at home back to the classroom.

Why should our school become part of LEVOOBA Kids?
Kids often can’t be together after school, because they don’t live in the same neighbourhood or have tight afternoon schedules. This has even gotten worse with the outbreak of Corona. Now kids often don’t even spend time in school together like they were used to it though they need it so desperately.

LEVOOBA Kids offers you the chance to provide learning material that matches the books and learning materials you use in school. Our pool of matching educational material is growing constantly. 

Your students will easily be motivated to learn with LEVOOBA Kids, because voice-based competition and live multiplayer make it unique fun. Additionally you will get insights about the learning progress of the students via our LEVOOBA Kids platform. You can circle the results back into the classroom. So, LEVOOBA Kids means classroom spirit at home!

How much does it cost to be part of LEVOOBA Kids?
The basic version of LEVOOBA Kids is for free. Contact us for further details.

How do you make sure that the student’s data is secure?
We only store the students name and an email address in a secure and Germany-hosted database. The passwords are securely hashed and salted. No payment data, age, address or any other data is saved. Teachers are responsible for creating an account and parents will setup it, before children can use LEVOOBA at Alexa devices at home.

How can we register our school for LEVOOBA Kids?
Just get in touch with us via email (hello@levooba.com) or call us! We’ll happily create an account for you and guide you through the system.

How can we register certain classes for LEVOOBA Kids?
By using our system you can easily create, edit and delete classes.It’s a very easy process and if you run into any problems we can and will guide you through the process.

How can we register students for LEVOOBA Kids?
Like with creating classes you can add, edit and delete students and put them into the previously created classes. It’s a very easy process and if you run into any problems we can and will guide you through the process.

Can LEVOOBA Kids also be used in the classroom?
LEVOOBA Kids can also be used in the classroom, if there are at least two Echo devices (or devices with the Alexa app installed) and only if the parents have agreed to that. But we suggest not to use it in the classroom because there are lots of other rewarding activities for learning without distance. Additionally there’s often too much noise in the classroom for working technically properly. 

How can we assign topics to our students?
Educators can create classes and quizzes on our LEVOOBA Kids backend after they login with the teacher credentials. Students will be assigned into classes as well as quizzes. After quizzes with questions are assigned to a class, students are able to choose and play the quizzes.

How can we follow the learning results of their students?
Educators can login on our backend and keep up to date with their classes. They will see how the students did in terms of correct answers and duration for playing the quizzes either in single oder multiplayer mode.

Do all students need an Echo device?
No. LEVOOBA Kids can also be used on the Alexa app. 

Do I need an Echo device?
No. You only nee a web browser.

Is LEVOOBA Kids adfree?
Yes, it’s adfree for all users.

Parents

What is LEVOOBA Kids?
LEVOOBA Kids is the first of its kind live multiplayer game for Amazon’s Alexa. Students can recap current school topics together even when not being together. They challenge each other in voice battles. No reading or writing is required and it’s screen-free. 

For educators it’s an easy to use tool to motivate their students, to assign current school topics to them at home and to review their learning progress. LEVOOBA Kids links study time at home back to the classroom.

Why should my child use LEVOOBA Kids?
Kids often can’t be together after school, because they don’t live in the same neighbourhood or have tight afternoon schedules. This has even gotten worse with the outbreak of Corona. Now kids often don’t even spend time in school together like they were used to it though they need it so desperately. Science proved that lonely learners are slower and not very efficient.

LEVOOBA Kids offers your child the chance to play with distant friends and to recap current school topics at the same time. Your child will easily be motivated to learn with LEVOOBA Kids, because voice-based competition and live multiplayer make it unique fun.

The content for the voice battles is always assigned by the educator and matches current school topics. So, LEVOOBA Kids means classroom spirit at home!

How much does it cost to use LEVOOBA Kids?
For students the usage of LEVOOBA Kids is for free.

How do you make sure that my child’s data is secure?
We only store the students name and an E-Mail address in a secure and Germany-hosted database. The passwords are securely hashed and salted. No payment data, age, address or any other data is saved. Teachers are responsible for creating an account and parents will setup it, before children can use LEVOOBA Kids at Alexa devices at home.

What is training mode?
In training mode your child can train all the assigned quizzes and questions all by itself before heading into multiplayer mode and challenge classmates.

What is the lobby?
Inside the lobby your child can wait for challenges or challenges other players that are waiting to be challenged.

How do I link the account with LEVOOBA Kids?
When activating LEVOOBA Kids in the Alexa skill store you choose “Link Account” and log in with you account credentials.

Why do I have to link the account?
Only account linking will enable your child to play against other classmates.

How can my child battle against others?
Say “Open LEVOOBA Kids”. Your child has two options: training mode or challenging classmates (multiplayer mode). To use the multiplayer mode:

  1. Open the Alexa app on your smartphone and go into the skill store.
  2. Look for LEVOOBA Kids and activate the skill.
  3. Choose “Link Account”.
  4. Within the Alexa app our website will open. There you login with with name and password provided by the educator.
  5. After that you are redirected to LEVOOBA Kids with your account linked.
  6. Enter the lobby by saying “enter lobby”. 
  7. Now your child can play against other students that are also in the lobby.
  8. Or your child can challenge players that are not in the lobby by saying “challenge NAME”. When the other student enters the skill he or she can accept the challenge.
  9. The battle starts after short waiting music.
  10. The student with the most correct answers wins.
    (If both students have the same amount of correct answers, the student who answered more quickly wins.)

Can educators follow the learning results of my child?
Yes, educators can see results of each match (who played against who) and the result of each training sessions (correct answer count / time) on our LEVOOBA Kids platform. They can circle the insights about the learning progress of your child back into the classroom. 

How can my child use LEVOOBA Kids without an Echo device?
LEVOOBA Kids can also be used on the Alexa app on every smartphone and tablet. Once LEVOOBA Kids is enabled there students can start by pressing the button in the lower middle of the app. 

Is LEVOOBA Kids adfree?
Yes, it’s adfree for all users.

Publishers

What is LEVOOBA Kids?
LEVOOBA Kids is the first of its kind live multiplayer game for Amazon’s Alexa. Students can recap current school topics together even when not being together. They challenge each other in voice battles. No reading or writing is required and it’s screen-free.

For educators it’s an easy to use tool to motivate their students, to assign current school topics to them at home and to review their learning progress. LEVOOBA Kids links study time at home back to the classroom.

Why should our company become part of LEVOOBA Kids?
Educators want material that matches the books and learning materials they are using in school. Our pool of matching educational material is growing constantly. By becoming part of it your company won’t have to develop its own Alexa skill, but can use our framework. This reduces the cost of trying out first steps into voice applications in education notably. Contact us for further details.

How much does it cost to be part of LEVOOBA Kids?
That’s different from publisher to publisher. What’s the same for all publishers: It’s much cheaper than developing your own voice application! We offer different packages. Contact us for further details.

How do you make sure that the students data is secure?
We only store the students name and an email address in a secure and Germany-hosted database. The passwords are securely hashed and salted. No payment data, age, address or any other data is saved. Teachers are responsible for creating an account and parents will setup it, before children can use LEVOOBA Kids at Alexa devices at home.

What do we have to provide?
That’s different from publisher to publisher. We offer different packages and are open for considering the specific needs of your company. Contact us for further details.

Do all students need an Echo device?
No. LEVOOBA Kids can also be used on the Alexa app. Once LEVOOBA Kids is enabled there students can start by pressing the button in the lower middle of the app.

Do educators need an Echo device?
No. Educators only need a web browser.

Is LEVOOBA Kids adfree?
Yes, it’s adfree for all users.