Announcing Trinket’s Doughnuts-for-Bugs Program

Trinket users rely on our service to code every day, and we’re committed to 100% reliability.  Today we’re announcing our Doughnuts-for-Bugs program to reward users who spot critical Trinket bugs.  We’re also announcing the inaugural co-recipients, Gever Tully’s SF Brightworks Students (collectively) and Danny Bradbury of Kids Tech News.  Gever’s students and Danny gave us […]

Top 10 educator interviews from Trinket’s first year

One of the best parts of my job is talking to our awesome users.  We’ve been fortunate that many of them have given interviews explaining how they teach with code.  This interview series, available here on our blog, has been extremely popular as readers are able to get a better idea of how others are […]

Top 10 posts from Trinket’s first year

When we started this blog in early 2014 we had a simple goal: to share stories, ideas, and interviews that anyone teaching or learning code would find useful.  Here are the top 10 posts we wrote this year. 1 – Why Python is a Great First Language This post has become so popular we just […]

We Want your Hour of Code Stories!

As you know, we love featuring educational innovators on our blog.  With millions of people around the world trying the Hour of Code, that could be you! Here’s the deal.  Whether you’re an educator, student, or a participant, send us your Hour of Code story by filling out the form below.  Include as much detail […]

Six Questions Second Grade Students asked me about Coding

As part of the Hour of Code, our whole team has been visiting and Skyping with students to help them get hands-on with code and answer questions about how we use it at Trinket.  These questions were sent to me by Ms. Gerdes’ second grade class in Grapevine, Texas. When do you begin coding? Elliott: You […]