Group code/link invitation
Dear Teachers, We are happy to announce that now students are able to join your groups by using the invitation code/link. Students can join the group by setting the invitation code in their settings or by pasting the invitation link in the browser. Happy coding, Turtle Academy team
changeshape csh command
Dear coders, We are happy to announce that now you can change the turtle shape. The command is csh number or csh "animalname. csh 0 "turtle. csh 1 "cat. csh 2 "fish. csh 3 "dog. csh 4 "horse. csh 5 "tiger. csh 6 "crab. csh 7 "snail. A sample can be viewed Here.
showturtle (st), hideturtle(ht) commands
The commands showturtle (st) and hideturtle are now working properly.
Include command ( beta )
We are happy to announce that Turtle Academy will now support the include command (for now only in English ).The command structure is include <program_id> (e.g include 8080), when we include a program we actually import all of our defined functions (TO commands) from this program.This is a really powerful tool which enable us to define a function once and use it everywhere. A sample can be viewed Here
Turtle Academy upgrade
Hello everybody, We are pleased to announce that after an extended period of work we have just uploaded a new version of Turtle Academy. The new version includes a better interface, it is mobile friendly and includes some new features, such as: 1) Translated programs – Now you will be able to enter any public program and see the code in your own native language. 2) School and class management - improved interface for teachers managing a class. 3) More user friendly – Better presentation of rating options of user programs.. 4) Include command ( You will soon be able to include your program function in another program ). If you have encountered any problems since the upgrade please let us know using the following Link Happy Coding Turtle Academy team
Merry Christmas everybody !!!
Wishing you a great year
Playground bugs fixed !
Some bugs regarding the console focus while having multiple commands were fixed, happy programming :)
Turtle Academy is now available in Persian
Turtle Academy is now available in Persian. Have fun coding :).
Happy new year 2017
Turtle Academy wish you all happy new year, may your wished and programs come true :)
Turtle Academy is now available in Traditional Chinese
Turtle Academy is now available in Traditional Chinese, have fun coding :). 现在海龟学院有了繁体中文，乐趣更多，尽情享受编程的乐趣吧：）
New Turtle Academy version is out
1) Improved device compatiblity 2) Faster 3) Fixed some issues with overlapping items in certain resolutions Enjoy coding
Today we are starting a new school year
Turtle Academy team wish you all happy coding :). Teachers who want to manage their classes please contact us (it's free).
Changes on the site
Hi all, In order to let teachers to add their on lessons some changes have been made on the site, if something is not working as before please contact our support team
Happy new 2016
Happy new year !!! We wish you all a very productive year , we are here to support and help in so don't hesitate to contact us :). The Turtle Academy team
Hi All, Some new Turtle badges are now available Coder - Created a program Green Coder - Created at least 3 programs Have fun coding :)
Good luck at school
For all the student who start the new year , Turtle Academy wish you all the best. Be great as you are and enjoy your new year. For teacher - if you want to manage your class please contact us. For all users - found some problem in the site , please report to us so we will fix it :). Have fun !!!!!
New Turtle commands
New Turtle commands have been implemented : wait - will cause the turtle wait before continuing to the next command setwaittime ,swt - will set the wait time ellipse (Width , Height) -- will create an ellipse expecting Width and Height parameters setrgbcolor (rgb), srgb (r,g,b) -- will set a new color expecting 3 parameters the amount of red , green and blue
Now you can win more badges !! Baby Turtle - completing the first step. Green shield - completing the first lesson. Brown shield - completing the first two lessons. Red shield - completing the first 4 lessons. Gold shield - completing the first 8 lessons. Ninja program - program with more than 50 votes. Teacher - given for Teachers. Diligent student - given by the teacher.
Facebook log in
Hello everybody, Now you can log in using Facebook , please log in and create your own amazing programs
Over 10,000 verified users , and more than 20 schools are already enjoying Turtle academy. Help us to improve , any suggestions are welcome
Congratulation for the 4000 verified user
Currently we have 4000+ verified users using and enjoying Turtle academy . The users have created so far more than 1000 programs , including commands which are not yet included in the lesson plan. Turtle academy is open for suggestion and request. If you have any suggestion please contact our support team
Cool new project designed to help children learn about technology and programming
Mirobot is a DIY WiFi robot designed to help children learn about technology and programming. It's free and really cool , please check out the following : Mirobot
New Video lesson !!
Thanks to Martin we can all watch Turtle academy video demo class on : Logo lesson
Now you can add your own programs
Register users can add and edit programs , using a new friendly interface. Code can be written easily with line separation
Supporting organization users
Any organization that wants to teach its students programming using TurtleAcademy can now enjoy the new "Supporting organization users" feature, for more details email us : firstname.lastname@example.org .
Lessons available in German
Now you can enjoy TurtleAcademy lessons in German. Go to lessons page and choose German language. Have fun coding !!
User Badges available.
Hi Everybody, From now on you can win the Turtle badges. The badges will be given for doing a variety of activities. Badges for completing lesson , creating lessons , winning games , contributing the TurtleAcademy and more will be available in you own user profile :).
New topbar menu and lesson navigator
Some adjustment made to make TurtleAcademy more user friendly. The improvements include new lessons navigation tool and changing the look of the top-bar buttons.
New updates will be up soon
Currently we are working on some site performance and making the website more user friendly , updates will be lunch soon . We are going forward :)
New Lesson is up
The Lesson "15 word challenge" is now up. The lesson can be viewed by logged in users only. You can register TurtleAcademy for free !!
Supporting registration process
Now TurtleAcademy is fully supported the registration process in Chinese. What are the benefits of being a register User ? 1) Progress cross platform - you can login from a different computer and your progress is saved 2) Learn command are automatically execute when you log in - You tough the turtle some amazing command ? no need to re teaching him. 3) Some lessons are only available for registered Users
Turtle news is up
From now on you will find updates about site development. New lesson there were added , new features and games. All you need to know about the turtle will be available here !!