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Help Your Kids with Computer Coding

Help Your Kids with

Paperback

Published: 19th May 2014
For Ages: 12+ years old
Ships: 7 to 10 business days
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RRP $32.99
$30.40

Don't just play computer games with your kids--build them! All you need is a desktop or laptop with Adobe 10.2 or later, and an internet connection to download Scratch 2.0 and Python 3. Coding with Scratch can be done without download on https: //scratch.mit.edu.Help Your Kids with Computer Coding is a straightforward, visual guide to helping kids understand the basics of computer coding using Scratch and Python coding languages. Essential coding concepts like scripts, variables, and strings are explained using build-along projects and games.Kids can create online games to play like Monkey Mayhem and Bubble Blaster, draw mazes and shapes, build animations, and more using the step-by-step examples to follow and customize. Seven projects let kids--and their parents--practice the skills as they are learning in each section of the book. Kids get instant results, even when completely new to coding.Packed with visual examples, expert tips, a glossary of key terms, and extras such as profiles of famous coders, Help Your Kids with Computer Coding lays a hands-on foundation for coding so adults and kids can learn together.Supporting STEM education initiatives, computer coding teaches kids how to think creatively, work collaboratively, and reason systematically, and is quickly becoming a necessary and sought-after skill. DK's computer coding books are full of fun exercises with step-by-step guidance, making them the perfect introductory tools for building vital skills in computer programming.

A TECH/prep by Facebook recommended resource."[T]he instruction is so well thought out and presented that, even without parents watching over their shoulders, kids should be able to teach themselves both of the languages without much trouble." -- GeekDad.com"Help Your Kids With Computer Coding was just the thing I needed to give my daughter a jump start on programming a game." -- GeekDad.com..".[T]his is not your typical, boring programming text. The book is colorful, playful and engaging, using a combination of words and pictures to explain complex programming topics." -- SheKnows.com"I highly recommend this book for introducing the world of computer science to adults and students in grade 5 and higher." -- EdSurge.com

ISBN: 9781465419569
ISBN-10: 146541956X
Series: Help Your Kids with
Audience: General
For Ages: 12+ years old
For Grades: 7+
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 19th May 2014
Publisher: DK Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 19.68  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.68