Community Highlights: May 1 – 7

Community Highlights: May 1 – 7

Community Highlights: May 1 – 7

This was a really big week because Tynker’s new iPad courses Space Cadet and Dragon Spells, aligned with the Everyone Can Code program from Apple, generated a ton of interest and excitement. Additionally, Microsoft demonstrated using Tynker to code in Minecraft: Education Edition at a big Microsoft Edu event. Make sure you check out the many stories about Tynker this week!

Plus, the Tynker app is currently featured in the Apple App Store!

Tynker in the News

Tynker app teaches kids Apple Swift with coding games in Engadget

Apple partners with Tynker to create game-based Swift coding lessons for kids in 9to5Mac

Tynker teaches Swift to grade-schoolers for Apple’s ‘Everyone Can Code’ program in AppleInsider

Tynker’s new courses use games to teach kids Swift in Cult of Mac

Apple Partners With Tynker To Teach Kids How To Code in Ubergizmo

Apple partners with Tynker on free games that teach kids Swift coding language in iLounge

Tynker Launches 2 Free K—­5 Courses for Apple’s Coding Initiative in THE Journal

Tynker, rvlvr, and other awesome apps of the week in Cult of Mac

Tweets of the Week

Featured Makers

This week, we featured two more creative makers on the Tynker blog: Preston, a 9-year-old from Kentucky, and Caiti, a 12-year-old from Georgia. 

Projects of the Week

Skeletron Prime Battle: In this highly original game, you need to dodge incoming mechanical arms and lasers to survive!

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My Dog Cooks: A cute interactive animation about a cooking dog!

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 Science Fair Project: This student used Tynker to make an awesome science fair project that evaluates whether the Bat Signal is scientifically sound!

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Please join 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 by playing our Hour of Code activities.

Kids can code!

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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