Ideas and Tips

  • Last Updated: February 9, 2015 7:29 pm

    When Kids Teach Others, Everyone Wins

    “That’s easy, you can use this block to move the troll,” says Cyrus, a 5th grader at the Casita...

  • Last Updated: January 20, 2015 11:06 pm

    Science Fair Project Ideas Using Tynker’s Physics Engine

    Science fair season is upon us which means it’s time to put on our scientific method thinking caps and...

  • Girls Tynkering
    Last Updated: December 12, 2014 9:38 pm

    Girls are Coding – And Loving it!

    “There’s always a block for what you want.” “Makes me feel free to make what I want to have fun.” “It’s just...

  • Last Updated: November 24, 2014 8:03 pm

    Kids Can Create Holiday Gifts with Code

    by Jennifer Apy My mother always encouraged my sister, brother and me to make our own cards and gifts....

  • Last Updated: October 15, 2014 4:16 pm

    From Tynker Blocks to JavaScript!

    Note: This post is archived. We have moved onto using Jupyter notebooks on Counter Hack and Sky Pirates to help...

  • Happy Boys Coding
    Last Updated: September 17, 2014 10:02 pm

    Coding with Tynker Produces Confident, Creative Kids

    Coding with Tynker Produces Confident, Creative Kids What is the benefit of creating with code? Do we want all...

  • Last Updated: September 16, 2014 8:35 pm

    Educators, Go Beyond an Hour of Code with Tynker’s Curriculum

    If you’ve tried an Hour of Code with Tynker, you’ve seen how much fun students can have as they...

  • Last Updated: September 5, 2014 7:19 pm

    A Fun Way to Enhance Learning in All Academic Areas

    Schools use Tynker not only to teach programming, but also to support cross-curricular instruction. The open-ended creativity and endless...

  • Last Updated: July 31, 2014 11:31 pm

    Tynker Gets More Kids (and Girls!) to Code

    If you ask an average 10 year old if she wants to learn programming, the answer will quite possibly...