How to Make a 3D Astro Pi

I’m excited to finally be able to show off a special project we’ve been working on with our friends at the Raspberry Pi Foundation for the past few months: a 3D Astro Pi emulator!  Hundreds of thousands of students and teachers have used Trinket to run Python, Java, and HTML in their classrooms.  Now, thanks […]

Video: Getting Started with Turtle

This is the first of a series of Videos we’re releasing that cover key concepts of Python using Trinket.  Below the video you’ll find interactive trinkets with the exact code you see in the videos!  This way, you can follow along as the video plays.  If you’d like more great video content, check out Python […]

Michele Lee on teaching and learning from students

I’m excited to share an interview with Michele Lee of Davis Drive Middle School in Cary, NC.  As you’ll read, she’s using code to enhance her Family and Consumer Science courses.  We never could have imagined the inventive ways Michele and her (very engaged!) students are using Trinket.  All along, they’re taking ownership over the […]

Add Interactive Code to any Weebly Site

You may have seen our series of How-To posts on how to install Trinkets on various websites and LMSs.  By popular demand, here is a screencast about how to add a Trinket to a Weebly page.  This will let you and your students use interactive code on any Weebly site, greatly enhancing your classes! Weebly is […]

4 Tips for Showing Code to Students

One of the core things we do as teachers is show interesting things to students, inciting curiosity and motivating learning.  Teaching code is no different, yet showing code to students can be needlessly difficult.  Here are four tips for showing your students code we’ve learned from observing teachers in the classroom. 1. Be clear about *which* code you’re […]