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Family Link By Google

The Family Link app from Google helps parents stay in the loop as their child or teen explores on their Android device, and lets parents set certain digital ground rules for their family. First, a child/teen will need a compatible device (see which devices work with Family Link). Then, parents can start by downloading Family Link onto their own device (Android or iPhone). If a child/teen already has an account, Family Link will walk their parent through linking their account to their child’s account. As part of that process, the child/teen may also need to download the Family Link (Child/Teen) app on their phone to complete the process of linking the accounts. Parents can also use Family Link to create a Google Account for their child under 13 (or the applicable age in your country). Once complete, children can sign-in to their device with their new account. Once the accounts are…

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Bolo App From Google

Bolo is an Android app developed to aid children in Grades 1 to 5 to learn to read confidently – anytime, anywhere, using their own voice.  The app works offline and uses speech-based technology to encourage children to read aloud – just the way they naturally do – making it an engaging way to learn to read. The helpful in-app reading buddy, Diya, also encourages them by providing positive reinforcement when they read correctly and helps out by giving suggestions when they don’t. How does it work? Read Words : Children can tap on any word to hear it pronounced. When they practice reading a word, the app will show them if the word was read correctly by making it green. Understand Words: For non-native speakers of a language, Diya explains the meaning of a word or the sentence in the native language on tapping for help. Languages supported at the…

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