Educator Resources for Tynker: Puppy Adventure

Tynker is a graphical computing platform that helps students learn the basic tenets of computer programming using blocks instead of typed character-based commands. In Puppy Adventure, students will learn to drag function blocks together to build applications of increasing complexity in order to move a lost puppy named Pixel toward various desired goals. As challenges get harder, students will learn to properly bundle commands and create algorithms. The puzzles are designed to teach students about sequencing, repetition, and conditional logic. Tynker: Puppy Adventure is a fantastic tool for early computer science education.
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