Teacher Review for Tynker: Coding Games for Kids

Programming at the tip of your fingers!

Lisa O.
Technology coordinator
P.S. 102 Jacques Cartier
New York, United States
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My Subjects English Language Arts, Math
My Rating
Learning Scores
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time Less than 5 minutes
Great for Creation
Knowledge gain
Great with Advanced learners
Low literacy
Special needs
How I Use It
Kindergarten students were using this to practice coding. It was much easier for them to use it than their website since with the iPads they could touch the screen and slide the blocks. Dragging blocks on the website proved to be a difficult task for some students. The concepts are clear and the lessons are engaging and fun.
My Take
I think it's an excellent app. It gives students a different way to move the coding blocks. Personally I wish it was free. There are online resources that are free, and I really wish this was one of them.