Creation Inspiration: Hour of Code

Hour of Code

Computer Science Education Week starts today! Join tens of millions of students in 180+ countries around the world and spend 1 hour with code. This brief introduction to computer science is designed to demystify code and show that anybody can learn the basics.   Creating with TinyTap is a soft introduction to Computer Science. It familiarizes students with the concept of mobile app development, fosters their creativity, and hones their design skills – all in an unintimidating and user-friendly app. … Read More

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Creation Inspiration: Family Tree

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  Make the most of family time this holiday season and create a TinyTap game about your family tree. Research your roots, create a digital family tree, and share it with your family for everyone to cherish. Holidays are the perfect opportunities to record interviews with relatives, scan those old photos you’ve been meaning to digitize, and preserve your family’s history.   Pro tip: Help your ancestors jump off the proverbial page by using TinyTap’s “jump feature” – link each name or photo … Read More

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Weekly Creation Theme: Halloween

Halloween

Few holidays are as exciting for kids as Halloween! The costumes, decorations – and the sugar – give them such a rush! Use this time of year to your advantage and engage your students by creating TinyTap games about Halloween. Here are a few ideas:   Take your players through a haunted house, where each tap on the soundboard will lead them into a different spooky room, dark hallway, or creaky staircase Review safety tips for trick-or-treating Make a math … Read More

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Weekly Creation Theme: Outer Space

Outer Space

  Celebrate International Space Week (October 4-10, 2015) with TinyTap! Creator Ellen Weber is here with some ideas to make your lessons out-of-this-world: Create a shape puzzle of the solar system and have your students slide the planets into the correct order. Add video of a space mission to your TinyTap lesson to bring your students on a journey beyond the Earth’s atmosphere. Of course, there are also lots of “Space” activities already available in the TinyTap Marketplace – check them out! Alternatively, … Read More

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