Community Highlights: July 23 – July 29
Happy Monday! The Tynker community was busy working on Week 4 of the Summer Code-A-Thon last week – our incredible users brainstormed ways to change the world. Check out some of their amazing work!
Projects of the Week
Protect the environment by sorting the trash and the recycling into the correct bins.
This simulator game lets you cast different spells from Harry Potter. Each spell has its own minigame.
This user explains how she would change the world using a custom avatar.
In this game, you can fight pollution by picking up all the trash in the park.
Tweets of the Week
This teacher enjoyed one of our free Tynker webinars!
Just took part in a free Tynker Webinar and I highly recommend it to teachers thinking about adding coding and STEM to the classroom. pic.twitter.com/FRQpUxHWMC
— Phil (@HuygeTeach) July 26, 2018
Cool video from a parent-child programming class!
— oʇoɯɐɯɐʎ˙ʎ (@ymmtyshk) July 28, 2018
Check out this gif of a Code-A-Thon project called “Keep Your Narwhal Alive!”
— Tynker (@gotynker) July 27, 2018
On the Blog
This week’s Featured Makers were Will and Dareli! When we asked Will how he felt about his project being featured, he said, “I was extremely happy! I actually jumped up even though I didn’t know what it was at first. I was just full of happy energy for the rest of the day!” Dareli uses Tynker to practice digital art, which is awesome!
We also posted an article about Annie Easley, an incredible woman in STEM who was crucial to technology that created hybrid vehicles…and space flight as we know it! In her words, “You can be anything you want to. It doesn’t matter what you look like, what your size is, what your color is. You can be anything you want to, but you do have to work at it.”
Keep contributing to the Tynker community! Parents and teachers can connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and the Tynker Community Forum. Kids can start learning to code and creating for free with the Tynker app for iPads and Android tablets or with our FREE Summer Code-A-Thon!