Tinker Stories

Balloon Buster Game

Mulu, 10 years old has been working on creating his Balloon Buster projects the past few days in his Scratch class.! During this season of homeschooling, working, and playing at home, kids are glued to screens more often than not. Fortunately for some, their  classes with their schools, their time [...]

2020-11-27T09:16:54+09:00 Nov 27, 2020|Tinker Stories|0 Comments

She made a Brick Bouncer Game!

Mokeira confidently and eloquently expressed her game using the video that she created. Mokeira joined Tinker while she was 6 years old. Her teachers have seen her growth and development in the mastery of the Scratch Platform. One of her greatest strengths is her ability to quickly comprehend concepts that [...]

2020-11-26T22:58:28+09:00 Nov 26, 2020|Tinker Stories|0 Comments

Star Patterns by Ayanda

Many times we know that art is either a drawing or a painting, sometimes it can be stitched as well, like the patterns in clothes or tablecloths. But did you know that art can also be simply coded for? That is what Ayanda, 9 and a half years old student, [...]

2020-11-13T18:53:37+09:00 Nov 13, 2020|Tinker Stories|0 Comments

Beautiful Snowman built by Mbula

Surely with a little encouragement and great support, young kids can do amazing things. This is Mbula, she is only 8 years old but does not cease to amaze her teacher and parents.  With her beautiful imagination, Mbula made a  snowman by way of coding! She combined her favourite colours [...]

2020-10-30T11:49:05+09:00 Oct 30, 2020|Tinker Stories|0 Comments

Mulu’s Bird Game

Mulu, 8 years old, started the Tinker STEM program when he was 7 years. His mum saw the curiosity in Mulu at home and interest in technology and enrolled him at Tinker. For a student doing coding for the first time, Mulu was quite exceptional at how he planned his [...]

2020-10-28T09:50:37+09:00 Oct 24, 2020|Tinker Stories|2 Comments

Scratch Machine Learning at Tinker Education!

Have you heard of automated driving? Or know how on Facebook before tagging someone on their photos, their names pop up automatically even before you type it! This is an example of how Machine Learning works. Tinker Education 2020 curriculum introduced Machine Learning course for the most advanced class. The [...]

2020-03-02T10:49:46+09:00 Feb 28, 2020|Tinker Stories|1 Comment

Young Scientists Making a Sundial

Throwback to how time was told in the past! The sundial as we know is used to indicate time by the way it casts shadow based on the position of the sun. The Young Scientists of Tinker Education learnt different concepts such as how shadows are formed, the earth’s axis, [...]

2020-02-21T15:04:45+09:00 Feb 21, 2020|Tinker Stories|2 Comments

Tickle and Make It Smile!

Do you smile when you get tickled? You can make Micro:bit smile too! Last week at Tinker, we learned to make Micro:bit smile when we tickle them.  Micro:bit has input and output pins, and we can use Python to code it to make a specific output when an input is [...]

2020-02-12T11:51:13+09:00 Feb 12, 2020|Tinker Stories|23 Comments

They Came, They Saw, They Got Coding

Term 3 is over! What a great term it has been! The Tinker Education students have been having long weeks, from their regular school on weekdays to Saturday after school STEM program on Saturdays.    The term has been so great with the advanced i:Imagine class presenting to their parents [...]

2019-12-12T16:42:39+09:00 Dec 12, 2019|Tinker Stories|0 Comments