Posts tagged with ‘make games’

  • Programming = Better Math Skills + Fun

    The conventional belief has always been that kids interested in programming should develop strong math skills. But it might actually be the other way around. Educators and parents are talking about how computer programming can help...

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  • We love programming with Tynker!

    On a recent visit to a 5th grade classroom, we had the opportunity to hear from students and their teacher about why they like Tynker.  Along with kids and parents who are using Tynker at...

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  • Coding To Become Better Thinkers: Programming Journey of the Mittal Twins

    Ten year old twins Karthik and Aditya Mittal do everything together. Both play the guitar and the piano, both love watching Phineas and Ferb, Mythbusters, and Shark Tank. And both Tynker. When mom and dad...

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  • How We Introduced Coding to Kids using Tynker Puzzles

    “In the next 10 years there will be 1.4 million Computer Science jobs in the US and only 400,000 people to fill those jobs. Coding is something that every person and student can do, they...

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  • Programming is the New Literacy – Educator shares Coding Club Experience

    Patricia Cloud Technology Associate School: Grand Oak Elementary School, NC Using Tynker Since: April 2013 Started Tynker Premium: Oct 2013 Number of Students on Tynker: 33 Number of projects created by students using Tynker: 382...

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  • Lesson Plans that Teach Kids Computer Programming

    We are happy to announce two new programming courses for schools appropriate for Grades 3-8: Programming 101, and Programming 102. Students learn at their own pace, which frees you up to provide more 1-on-1 attention. Programing...

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  • A room full of girls coding!

    We were so excited to run this programming workshop exclusively for girls organized by Girls Innovate! and hosted by nestGSV  at Redwood City, CA. It turned out to be a fantastic event, with a room...

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  • Early CS Education in Grades 2-7

    “Tynker has become one of the most popular activities in my technology curriculum. Kids experience a great sense of achievement and understanding as they work through the lessons and share what they have learned. The...

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  • After School Coding Club

    “When I decided to launch a Tynker coding club at Miller Middle School, I received 125 applications in 10 days. Our parents and students know that programming is a life skill. Since this was the...

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  • Rigorous CS Curriculum for 8th Grade with Tynker

    Since its founding in 1893 in Palo Alto, The Harker School has become a world-class institution in the heart of Silicon Valley. Dr. Abigail Joseph teaches computer science and programming at The Harker School, and...

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  • Project Based Learning with Tynker

    Adriene Guiriba is a third-grade teacher at Walter Hays Elementary School in Palo Alto. She has been using Tynker since December 2012 with her 3rd grade class of 23 students. To date they have created over...

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  • At What Age Should Kids Start Learning Programming?

    We started an interesting conversation on LinkedIn recently. Our CTO polled members of the LinkedIn group International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE): “How early should computer programming skills be introduced to kids?”  This is...

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