Community Highlights April 6-April 12

Community Highlights April 6-April 12

Community Highlights: April 6th-April 12th

We’re so excited to see so many fantastic user projects and teacher tweets this week! New features, like the District Dashboard for district admins, clearly demonstrate why Tynker is valuable for schools, and Tynker Blue Ribbon Educator Janeen Cohen shapes her students’ view and use of technology for the better! Plus, this week: Variables are a foundational programming concept, and you can learn about them with your child with unplugged activities. Read on to check out this week’s community highlights!

Projects of the Week

Snake by That One

Like the classic snake game on your old phone, this user wanted to add a twist by implementing an obstacle in the form of a spider! Watch out!

Remix This Project

Turtle vs Bear by Ninja Marl

In this game, choose either the turtle or the bear. Move close to each other to duke it out and declare a winner!

Remix This Project

Ninja Ground Attack by Aquacoder

This game tests your wits and memory. You must remember the color of the attackers in order and click the button that corresponds with each color. Good luck!

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Fruit Ninja by Luciana

Avoid the purple bombs and gather enough points to upgrade your sword!

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Star Wars 1 by barrentynkerer539

Battle your way through the empire’s forces! You can swing your lightsaber or block the oncoming enemies.

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Tweets of the Week

These students will make their own reaction test with Tynker!

Via Twitter from @TeachSchemanske

These first graders are learning to code!

Via Twitter from @auburnjen1999

Watch these students synchronize dancing drones!

Via Twitter from @SkillClubs

Check out how students celebrate completing Tynker’s Programming 101 course!

Via Twitter from @Heather_Rentz

Debugging and story-writing? Both are possible with Tynker!

Via Twitter from @msmorgan2012

Keep contributing to the Tynker community! Parents and teachers can connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and the Tynker Community Forum. Kids can also start learning to code and creating for free with the Tynker app for iPads and Android tablets!

Tynker enables children to learn computer programming in a fun and imaginative way. More than 60 million kids worldwide have started learning to code using Tynker.

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