Learn JavaScript

This is a brief intro about what Tynker offers for learning JavaScript. Continue reading to see how Tynker can teach your child this coding language.

What is JavaScript?

JavaScript is among the most powerful and flexible programming languages of the web. It powers the dynamic behavior on most websites, including this one.

Why JavaScript & Tynker

Tynker is the only platform that grows with your child. They will progress through courses while building a portfolio of their work and gaining valuable 21st century skills.

What They’ll Learn

JavaScript Basics

Get used to typing and syntax and learn the basics of JavaScript.

Loops & Patterns

Learn to recognize patterns and use a “for” loop to solve problems.

Conditional Logic

Learn about conditionals in JavaScript.

Conditional Loops

Learn how to use the “while” loop and the “do-while” loop in JavaScript.

Variables

Learn how to use the “while” loop and the “do-while” loop in JavaScript.

Expressions

Learn about expressions in JavaScript.

Using the Canvas

Discover the canvas element, sprites, layering, and sorting.

User Interaction

Learn to set up and handle keyboard and mouse events in JavaScript.

Game Design

Learn about game loops, win/loss conditions, and keeping score in JavaScript.

What They’ll Make

These are the types of projects that you child will make while learning
JavaScript and building skills in mathematics, problem solving and creativity.

Snake Mini-game

Breakout Mini-game

Pong Mini-game

JavaScript Courses

Counter Hack

Get introduced to JavaScript in this fun hour-long coding challenge. Hack your way through the system by deleting viruses, solving mazes, and navigating portals to save the computer!

Sky Pirate Adventure

Learn JavaScript syntax and basics through fun exercises and coding puzzles, and then build classic arcade games like Snake, Pong and Breakout.

Intro to Programming and Art

Learn the basics of art and programming as you take inspiration from famous artists like Picasso, Mondrian, and Monet and recreate their works using JavaScript and Programming.

It’s amazing to see them learn complex programming concepts in a fun way!

Krishay’s parent