The curriculum is organized into grade-specific courses where students move at their own pace through scaffolded lessons to learn concepts and apply them creatively. Tynker includes everything you need to teach programming in a fun, engaging way, including lesson plans, teacher guides, answer keys, and standards alignment.
Get coding by solving fun puzzles! Connect blocks together to complete each level.Course $399 per Classroom
Solve more challenging puzzles and build programs using Tynker Workshop.Course $399 per Classroom
Build cool games, design characters, generate music, and draw math art. Unlock the power of code!Course $399 per Classroom
Build a multi-stage adventure game, a math art game, and several fun mini-games.Course $399 per Classroom
Help Gus survive in Side Scoller Survival and program the robot to dance in BeatBot Battle.Course $399 per Classroom
Build a drawing-based car racing game and a projectile-based physics game with explosions.Course $399 per Classroom
Introductory Robotics Programming CourseCourse $399 per Classroom
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100+ lesson plans
100+ coding projects
100+ lesson plans
100+ coding projects
160+ lesson plans
100+ coding projects
|Courses||Level||Elementary School||Middle School||K-8 School / District|
|Tynker Platform Features
The Tynker programming language is designed to teach children to program without the frustrations of syntax. Tynker's game-like environment means that students have fun while they learn and stay engaged with coding.
Visual blocks allow students to easily and quickly learn to program and create fun projects, without the frustrations of syntax.
Students learn independently with instructional videos, tutorials, quizzes, and projects.
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|Unlimited School and Home Access
Students and teachers have unlimited access to their Tynker accounts from school or home.
|Badges and Achievements
Students unlock fun badges and trophies as they learn, motivating them to stay engaged and continue learning.
Teachers can compile projects from their classrooms into a shareable public gallery.
Teachers control which projects are public and which are private.
Tynker makes it easy for children to quickly create projects and game they're proud to show off to their family and friends.
Create and save unlimited programming projects in Tynker's visual programming environment.
Easily make fun, realistic games using Tynker's built-in Physics simulator.
Rapidly design multi-level games using pre-designed heroes, villains, props, and tile sets.
Use thousands of scenes, images, animations, and sounds to make fun, beautiful games and projects.
Draw scenes and images to use in games.
|Character Animation Studio
Create characters with built-in animations, making it easy to program animated scenes and stories.
|Full Access to All Characters
Get full access to all characters in the Character Animation Studio. There are millions of possible characters.
|Tablet Project Syncing
Projects will automatically sync between the web and mobile when using the Tynker app for Android or iOS. Courses are not supported on mobile devices.
|Drone and Robot Support
Program drones using the Tynker app for Android and iOS tablets.
Simplify your classroom management with Tynker's powerful tracking tools.
Easily import entire classrooms, schools, or districts.
Set up multiple classes and add students.
Assign programming lessons with one click.
Create your own lessons and assign them to your classes.
|Review Student Projects
See what students build and view their code.
Graduate students each year and move them to other classes as required.
Create accounts for all teachers in your school.
District administrators use a district dashboard to manage multiple schools with many classrooms, teachers, and students.
Compare teacher efficacy across a school or district.
Tynker courses include puzzles, instrucitonal videos, tutorials, quizzes, and projects. Lessons build on previous activities to promote scaffolded learning.
|Free 6-Hour Course
This Beginning Programming course allows any teacher to try out a Tynker lesson with their classroom.
|Grade-Specific Programming Courses
Our eleven programming courses for grades 1-8 build on previous lessons and tie in with age-appropriate learning.
|1 Course||11 Courses|
|Teacher Guides and Answer Keys
Each lesson comes with a comprehensive teacher guide to help you effectively teach the Tynker curriculum.
Science, Math, Social Studies, and English templates make it easy to integrate programming across the curriculum.
|Student Assessment and Reports
Automatic assessment allows you to focus on your students' learning and creations.
Quizzes, do-it-yourself projects, and more are automatically graded to determine concept mastery.
|View Individual Student Metrics
Teachers can view class-wide mastery of concepts and progression through lessons.
|Mastery of Concepts Dashboard
Teachers can view class-wide progress through lessons and mastery of concepts.
Compare student progress.
View metrics for teachers, schools, and classes.
View metrics for teachers, schools and classes.
We're always here if you have any questions or issues! Let us know how we can help.
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Help with student imports, advice on selecting courses, and 24 hour response time for support queries. Available for purchase. 20% added cost.
Tynker courses provide a solid foundation of computer programming topics for grades 1-8.
Browse courses by grade level to see the programming skills, as well as the Common Core Mathematics, Common Core ELA, and CSTA Computer Science standards that students develop in each lesson.
|NBT||Numbers + Operations in Base Ten|
|SP||Statistics + Probability|
|EE||Expressions + Equations|
|NS||The Number System|
|RP||Ratios + Proportional Relationships|
|MD||Measurement + Data|
|NF||Numbers + Operations — Fractions|
|OA||Operations + Algebraic Thinking|
|RF||Reading: Foundational Skills|
|RI||Reading: Informational Text|
|SL||Speaking + Listening|
|RH||Reading Literacy in History/Social Studies (Reading Informational Text)|
|WHST||Writing Literacy in History/Social Studies/Science/Technical Subjects (Writing)|
|RST||Reading Literacy in Science + Technical Subjects: Reading Informational Text|