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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

Making Fun Animation Stories on Scratch Basic

Did you see our i:Block 1 students (ages 5-7) making their own animation using Scratch Junior. They made their cars to drive across town. If you missed it check out here: http://tinkeredu.net/animate-your-car-to-drive-with-scratch/   Today we look at one among other interesting projects of our Stage 2 students (ages 8-10), who [...]

2019-03-22T14:59:50+00:00 Mar 22, 2019|Tinker Stories|0 Comments

The Classic Dice Game with Python

There are so many great projects that can be created with Python programming. Today, we look at rolling the dice game made by the i:Imagine class.   This game requires the understanding of randomness. For example, in real life every time you toss a dice, you get a random number, [...]

2019-03-15T19:13:44+00:00 Mar 15, 2019|Tinker Stories|0 Comments

Marble Drawing Fun

Tinker Education students use creativity, communication, and artistic skills to express themselves. In the STEAM program, i:Block students enjoy using everyday materials to create beautiful pieces of Art.   The process is fun and very easy to do. Let's check out how these young i:Block 1 students went about making [...]

2019-03-07T11:13:02+00:00 Mar 7, 2019|Tinker Stories|0 Comments

Animate Your Car to Drive with Scratch

It's entertaining to watch cartoons on TV. How much fun would it be if you could create your own animations?  Imagine all the stories you could come up with!   Tinker Education’s i:Block 1 class (ages 5-7) learn coding by making cars drive across the city by using a programming [...]

2019-03-07T09:56:11+00:00 Feb 27, 2019|Tinker Stories|0 Comments

Build Your Own Art Bot with LittleBits

Do you like drawing? What if you could build a machine that creates art on its own?   In this project, students used craft materials and electrical parts in LittleBits to make a robot that draws different designs.   CONCEPT   Through this activity, students learned the basics of creating [...]

2019-02-20T13:47:00+00:00 Feb 20, 2019|Tinker Stories|0 Comments

Grape Eating Game with Ozobot

In this lesson, students program their Ozobot, a physical computing robot that moves along a line and represents real life sensors and coding.   WHAT? Students were introduced to how the Ozobot recognizes lines using a marker.   HOW? The lesson mission was simple: draw a game board in which [...]

2019-02-14T16:27:54+00:00 Feb 14, 2019|Tinker Stories|0 Comments

Create Your Own Adventure Game with Python

So what’s an adventure game? It’s a computer/video game in which the player is the main character and he or she explores an interactive story by making decisions.   Myra, age 14, developed her own adventure game called the “Prison Break.” This is her story: Welcome to the Myra's Adventure [...]

2019-02-07T16:59:28+00:00 Feb 7, 2019|Tinker Stories|0 Comments