Learn to Code
Tynker www.tynker.com is a web application with some free content that will help kids learn coding. It also has lesson plans and other tools for teachers.
Tynker Online is an end-to-end solution to easily and successfully teach kids how to code, as they create games and animated projects. When kids get started with Tynker, they’ll
- Learn to code using Tynker’s own visual programming language, featuring visual drag-n-drop logic blocks that eliminate the need to understand programming syntax.
- Learn on their own with self-paced lessons and interactive tutorials are designed to build early confidence with programming, while guiding and inspiring them to advance their skills.
- Get lifetime access to Tynker’s powerful yet easy-to-use Creativity Suite – including animation tools, art studio, visual programming tools, and a rich media library-- engages kids’ creativity, and supports open ended opportunities for creating games and projects beyond the course.
With Scratch, you can program your own interactive stories, games, and animations — and share your creations with others in the online community.
Scratch helps young people learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively — essential skills for life in the 21st century.
Scratch is a project of the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab. It is provided free of charge.