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TINKER EDUCATION FEATURED ON SWITCH TV

Proud moment! A great pleasure for Tinker Education to be invited to Switch TV Full Circle with Joyce Omondi to discuss ‘Helping Children Embrace Technology through STEM Education’.   This was a great platform to educate parents that technology, when introduced to children at an early age, can have a [...]

2019-07-12T09:42:17+00:00 Jul 11, 2019|News|0 Comments

Tinker Education at Hillcrest International School

What a great pleasure for Tinker Education’s team to be invited as guest speakers at the Hillcrest International School’s Invention Convention Science Fair.   We believe that young children have their own natural talents that should be supported and nurtured to bring life to their ideas for innovation. Kids are [...]

2019-07-11T09:26:47+00:00 Jul 5, 2019|News|0 Comments

Tinker Parents Testimonial

Etienne, age 10, goes to a French school. He is one of our best students, having passion for learning STEM education with computer science. He loves mathematics and, also, loves being able to interact with mathematics differently through coding. That is exciting for him.   Tinker Education has been with [...]

2019-06-28T16:46:50+00:00 Jun 28, 2019|Tinker Stories|0 Comments

Programming Sounds and Tones with MicroPython

Python + Micro:Bit = MicroPython !!!   This term in Tinker Education’s intensive coding class, students are using Python Programming Language and Micro:Bit physical computing for invention.   Last Saturday’s mission asked students to ‘make music using the micro:Bit’.   The idea that you can use code to generate sound [...]

2019-06-21T10:26:01+00:00 Jun 21, 2019|Tinker Stories|0 Comments

Telling your own story in Scratch Coding

WHO AM I?   Reading and sharing stories are a great way to learn sounds, recognize words, and develop early literacy skills. Instead of writing a long composition, Tinker students use their imagination to tell their own story through coding.   How?   With Scratch block-based coding, students IMAGINE themselves [...]

2019-06-07T09:41:41+00:00 Jun 7, 2019|Tinker Stories|0 Comments

Fun Coding with Math Coordinates and Directions

Mathematicians seek and use patterns to formulate a new idea. They resolve the truth or falsity of speculations using the mathematical proof. This is why it’s important to equip our children at their young age with these mathematical concepts for problem solving ability.   Our young learners use mathematics to [...]

2019-06-04T13:51:13+00:00 May 29, 2019|Tinker Stories|1 Comment

Parent Open Day at Tinker Education

The 2019 1st term is over! It has been a great three months building, innovating and coding. It’s been fun and we can’t wait to see what the 2nd term has in-store!   During the Open Day, we welcomed our parents into the classroom to experience the fun of STEM. Students [...]

2019-04-19T10:39:43+00:00 Apr 19, 2019|Tinker Stories|0 Comments