Community Highlights: January 16 – 22

Community Highlights: January 16 – 22

Community Highlights: January 16 – 22

Here are a few highlights from the Tynker community this past week:

Featured Makers

This week, we featured four amazing kids on the Tynker blog: Luke, Tamia, Rashaad, and Isaiah. Check out their profiles to learn more about what they love about Tynker and why they code.

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.

Remix This Project

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?

Remix This Project

Bushido Baboon 2: Collect all the coins, then train with the dojo to become a bushido baboon. This game has beautiful illustrations and was made featured maker Ethan.

Remix This Project

Tynker in the News

Forbes Magazine featured Tynker in a list of 30 websites and apps to use to learn tech skills.

Secret Code wrote a great review of Counter Hack, our JavaScript Hour of Code puzzles.

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:

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!

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.