Community Highlights (1/16 – 1/22)
Here are a few highlights from the Tynker community this past week:
Projects of the Week
anolagy of the human body: In this very impressive biology-themed game, you must defend the body’s vital organs from invading germs using white blood cell soldiers.
bob 3 jailbreak: Make smart decisions to try to escape from jail! What can you use to distract the guards and make a break for it?
Bushido Baboon 2: Collect all the coins, then train with the dojo to become a bushido baboon. This game has beautiful illustrations.
Tynker in the News
Forbes Magazine featured Tynker in a list of 30 websites and apps to use to learn tech skills.
The Warpath (a high school newspaper) wrote a profile of a teacher running an Intro to Engineering class using Tynker and 3-D printing.
BBallMaster published a very positive review of Tynker, emphasizing that Tynker is both important and fun for kids.
Motherhood Moment included Tynker in a list of 5 amazing apps to boost learning for kids.
Tweets of the Week
Make sure you don’t miss this first one! It’s an awesome video about a classroom using an Infosys grant to teach programming with Tynker:
— NAFCSuccess (@NAFCSuccess) January 20, 2017
— Karlie Blahut (@MissBlahut) January 19, 2017
Are you part of the Tynker community? There are so many ways to join us. Teachers can share their expertise and get help on the Tynker forum and kids can start creating by downloading the free Tynker app for iPads and Android tablets. Plus, you can follow us on Twitter and Facebook to learn about new releases and exciting news!