Teaching with TouchDevelop.

resources for educators

  • Hour Of Code - all the information to run an Hour Of Code with TouchDevelop
  • courses — choose from different curriculum to teach about mobile app and games creation
  • tutorials — step by step tutorials to build games and apps
  • docs — the built-in documentation
  • book — currently available for free online; systematic introduction to all basic concepts


manage your classroom

  • You can create groups and manage your classrooms through them. Groups have a message board and allow to easily collect homework from your students.
  • Use a label printer to easily get printed labels from student scripts

follow your students

As a teacher, consider subscribing to your students to see what they are publishing and if they are asking questions.


Visit TouchDevelop teaching page at Microsoft Research for a list of how TouchDevelop has been used and is being used in classrooms.

view in web app

View this page in the TouchDevelop Web App to view related docs, write comments, or request more docs.