Community Highlights (11/28 – 12/4)

Community Highlights (11/28 – 12/4)

Happy Hour of Code week! We’ve already seen a lot of awesome posts on Twitter from teachers doing an Hour of Code with their students. Here’s what’s new in the Tynker community this past week:

Projects of the Week

PLANET DEFENDER: In this fun game, you must defend your planet from UFOs and comets by destroying them and building shelters and factories.

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Decorate the tree!: Prepare for Christmastime by decorating a virtual Christmas tree!

tynker lesson: This Tynker student made their own lesson for Tynker newbies on what the fundamentals of Tynker are.

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Tynker in the News

Tynker was featured in PC Tech Magazine in an article called “3 Best Ways to Teach Children Coding for a Better Future.”
Tynker published a press release with our partners WGBH Boston, Mattel, and Parrot Education this week about our new offerings for the Hour of Code.

Tweets of the Week

The Hour of Code begins!

This student explains the animation he made with Peep:

This student made a Minecraft skin of his teacher!

Students show off their personalized Hour of Code certificates:

Students walk through the steps of Puppy Adventure in real life to solve a puzzle:

We hope you have a wonderful Hour of Code!

Tynker enables children to learn computer programming in a fun and imaginative way. More than 50 million kids worldwide have started learning to code using Tynker.