Learning Through Coding
What allows learners and educators to create animation and interactive games?
How is creating games educational for learners?
Tynker Math Examples
Earth Day Example
Let's look at the code for the banana...
How does the learner share their project?
Does the educator have to teach the learner how to code?
How could an educator use this in the classroom?
Both Tynker and Scratch have sample projects for all areas...
Tynker (click on the various subjects on the right side)
Scratch (Just a few examples):
How would the learner learn how to code?
Click on the Create icon, Learn icon, Getting Started icon. Follow the directions.
Notice all the tutorials on animation, sound, storytelling, etc...
Click the back arrow at the top of the screen twice.
Here is how the learners are really going to pick up how to code while having a good time...
Click on the "Play" icon and slide over and tap on the "Crash Course". Read the short tutorial on a command and then try and write the code to meet the requirements. If you get it wrong try again. Once you get it right it moves on to the next challenge. Each challenge adds another command or two. Before they know it learners are writing code!