Community Highlights: December 3 to December 7
We had so much to celebrate this week, between Hour of Code, fun new projects, and lots of great articles on the Tynker blog!
Projects of the Week
Run up the score by utilizing your underwater harpoon to capture fish of all different types!
Defend yourself by moving around using the cursor on the left and attack the opponents trying to jump on you by using the attack button on the right!
Hurry and grab all the dynamite before the time runs out, but be careful because you have to dodge the ogres that try to get in your way!
Defeat the Pokemon boss by dodging all the moves they attack you with, such as Ember and Scratch!
Get through the Stick Quest World! Make your way through the bosses and battle them accordingly!
Tweets of the Week
These students are demonstrating science knowledge with Tynker!
8th graders coding an interactive virtual model of our Solar System using Tynker… great capstone to our study of the planetary neighborhood around us! @MHKAdmin @EWRSD_math_sci @MHKprincipal @gotynker pic.twitter.com/jSXG1ISt2f
— Ms. Safar (@SafarScience) December 7, 2018
Teachers won drones for their classrooms throughout Hour of Code–we love Kristy Mitchell’s Rudolph the Red-Nosed Rein-drone!
— Kristy Mitchell (@kmitch318) December 7, 2018
It doesn’t get much better than hearing from students how they feel coding helps them!
It’s so much better to solve problems and handle obstacles with friends by your side. Even coding obstacles! But as someone told me today – “Miss Sauer coding helps us use our math brain and solve obstacles!” @gotynker #HourOfCode pic.twitter.com/QnDtiLMUQ2
— Katie Sauer (@KatieSauerHZN) December 6, 2018
Sope Creek students experimented with AR this week, and we enjoyed getting to know our Tynker community face-to-face as we met teachers and students!
— Linda Kurtz (@Linda_KZ) December 6, 2018
Because unicorns are the best!
— Charissa Widman (@cwidman1) December 5, 2018
On the Blog
Learn about Jean Sammet, who helped develop early programming languages like COBOL and FORMAC, setting a strong example for other girls and women who want to get involved in STEM!
Featured Maker Charlotte’s project, “Your World,” lets you travel to different worlds!
Featured Maker Bryce plans to be a game developer when he grows up!
At our Featured School, Sangudo Community School, “our students are engaged and love the flexibility of Tynker”!
Featured Maker Oskar gets inspiration for his projects from his favorite sports stars!
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!