Help Your Kids with Computer Coding Book

Help Your Kids with Computer Coding


  • Author : DK
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2014-07-01
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 220
  • ISBN 10 : 9781465431028

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Help Your Kids with Computer Coding Excerpt :

Coding is covered completely in this best-selling guide for kids. Scratch and Python programming soon become child's play, thanks to vibrant visuals, simple steps, and easy explanations. Whether you're an absolute beginner wanting to try your hand at basic programming or already a computer whizz looking to develop further, this one is for you. It starts from Scratch, showing how the programming language works and explaining universal coding concepts. Soon you'll be following numbered steps to create exciting games for you and your friends to play. Next, you'll pass on to Python, building on the basics learned in Scratch to develop and modify new games in more detail. With more than 250,000 copies sold worldwide, Help Your Kids with Computer Coding is the number one resource for clever kids keen to crack coding. Series Overview: DK's bestselling Help Your Kids With series contains crystal-clear visual breakdowns of important subjects. Simple graphics and jargon-free text are key to making this series a user-friendly resource for frustrated parents who want to help their children get the most out of school.

Computer Coding for Kids Book

Computer Coding for Kids


  • Author : Carol Vorderman
  • Publisher : Dorling Kindersley Ltd
  • Release Date : 2019-08-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9780241445815

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Computer Coding for Kids Excerpt :

Don't just play computer games - help children build them with your own home computer! Calling all coders, this 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 computer programming, 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. User note: At home, 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. Series Overview: DK's bestselling Help Your Kids With series contains crystal-clear visual breakdowns of important subjects. Simple graphics and jargon-free text are key to making this series a user-friendly resource for frustrated parents who want to help their children get the most out of school.

Help Your Kids with Computer Science  Key Stages 1 5  Book

Help Your Kids with Computer Science Key Stages 1 5


  • Author : DK
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2018-07-03
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9780744025422

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Help Your Kids with Computer Science Key Stages 1 5 Excerpt :

From coding languages and hardware to cyberbullying and gaming, this comprehensive homework helper for kids and parents covers the essentials of computer science. This unique visual study guide examines the technical aspects of computers, such as how they function, the latest digital devices and software, and how the Internet works. It also builds the confidence of parents and kids when facing challenges such as staying safe online, digital etiquette, and how to navigate the potential pitfalls of social media. Jargon-free language helps to explain difficult and potentially dread-inducing homework such as hacking, "big data" and malware, while colorful graphics help makes learning about the world of computer science exciting. Whether at home or school, this clear and helpful guide to computer science is the tool you need to be able to support students with confidence. Series Overview: DK's bestselling Help Your Kids With series contains crystal-clear visual breakdowns of important subjects. Simple graphics and jargon-free text are key to making this series a user-friendly resource for frustrated parents who want to help their children get the most out of school.

My First Coding Book Book
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My First Coding Book


  • Author : Kiki Prottsman
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2017-07-04
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 23
  • ISBN 10 : 9781465469731

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My First Coding Book Excerpt :

Teach kids as young as 5 years old the basic programming skills necessary to code, including sequencing and loops, without a computer. It's never too early to learn computer coding. My First Coding Book is a playful introduction to offline coding and programming that will give young children a head start. Filled with puzzles, mazes, and games to teach the basic concepts of sequences, algorithms, and debugging, this book will help children develop critical thinking, logic, and other skills to cement lifelong computer literacy, which is extremely valuable and sought-after in today's world. With its unique approach and colorful and creative imagery, My First Coding Book makes learning and fun one and the same and will have children playing their way to programming proficiency. 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.

Teach Your Kids to Code Book
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Teach Your Kids to Code


  • Author : Bryson Payne
  • Publisher : No Starch Press
  • Release Date : 2015-04-01
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9781593276140

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Teach Your Kids to Code Excerpt :

Teach Your Kids to Code is a parent's and teacher's guide to teaching kids basic programming and problem solving using Python, the powerful language used in college courses and by tech companies like Google and IBM. Step-by-step explanations will have kids learning computational thinking right away, while visual and game-oriented examples hold their attention. Friendly introductions to fundamental programming concepts such as variables, loops, and functions will help even the youngest programmers build the skills they need to make their own cool games and applications. Whether you've been coding for years or have never programmed anything at all, Teach Your Kids to Code will help you show your young programmer how to: –Explore geometry by drawing colorful shapes with Turtle graphics –Write programs to encode and decode messages, play Rock-Paper-Scissors, and calculate how tall someone is in Ping-Pong balls –Create fun, playable games like War, Yahtzee, and Pong –Add interactivity, animation, and sound to their apps Teach Your Kids to Code is the perfect companion to any introductory programming class or after-school meet-up, or simply your educational efforts at home. Spend some fun, productive afternoons at the computer with your kids—you can all learn something!

Coding Concepts for Kids Book

Coding Concepts for Kids


  • Author : Randy Lynn
  • Publisher : Rockridge Press
  • Release Date : 2020-11-10
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 1647392357

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Coding Concepts for Kids Excerpt :

Coding for kids without a computer--an offline skill-building book for ages 5 to 7 Coding helps kids develop analytical thinking, problem-solving abilities, and beyond! In this exciting guide to coding for kids, your child will discover the core concepts of coding through colorful games and activities--without using a computer. These fun challenges can be done right inside the book or with everyday objects to help kids practice the same skills coders use, like writing clear instructions, recognizing patterns, and working efficiently. There's even a place for your beginner to invent their own codes! This coding for kids book features: Coding fundamentals--Practice algorithms, loops, conditionals, optimization, debugging, and variables with games that help kids think like a computer programmer. Meet the coder crew--Explore coding for kids with a whole cast of characters, including Al the helper, Pixel the creative expert, Lo the problem-solver, Bug the pattern-spotter, and their robot dog Spot the Bot! On and off the page--Sharpen skills with fun on-the-page puzzles and off-the-page activities that give kids a chance to practice in different ways. Set your little ones up for success with coding for kids that only requires a pencil, paper, and their imagination.

The Everything Kids  Scratch Coding Book Book
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The Everything Kids Scratch Coding Book


  • Author : Jason Rukman
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2018-12-04
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9781507207987

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The Everything Kids Scratch Coding Book Excerpt :

Teach kids the concepts of coding in easy-to-understand language and help them develop games of their own with The Everything Kids’ Scratch Coding Book! Understanding computer science is becoming a necessity in the modern age. As our world shifts towards becoming increasingly more technical and automated, the ability to code and understand computers has become one of the most valuable skills any child can have on the road to a successful life. More and more schools are recognizing this importance and have started to implement computer science and coding as core elements in their curriculums, right alongside math and history. The Everything Kids’ Scratch Coding Book helps children get a head start on this new essential skill, with Scratch coding—a language designed by MIT specifically to help a younger audience learn to code. In no time, children will learn basic coding concepts, build fun games, and get a competitive edge on their classmates. This book encourages children to think analytically and problem-solve, while helping them develop an essential skill that will last them a lifetime.

The Official ScratchJr Book Book
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The Official ScratchJr Book


  • Author : Marina Umaschi Bers
  • Publisher : No Starch Press
  • Release Date : 2015-10-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 162
  • ISBN 10 : 9781593276713

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The Official ScratchJr Book Excerpt :

ScratchJr is a free, introductory computer programming language that runs on iPads, Android tablets, Amazon tablets, and Chromebooks. Inspired by Scratch, the wildly popular programming language used by millions of children worldwide, ScratchJr helps even younger kids create their own playful animations, interactive stories, and dynamic games. The Official ScratchJr Book is the perfect companion to this free app and makes coding easy and fun for all. Kids learn to program by connecting blocks of code to make characters move, jump, dance, and sing. Each chapter includes several activities that build on one another, culminating in a fun final project. These hands-on activities help kids develop computational-thinking, problem-solving, and design skills. In each activity, you’ll find: –Step-by-step, easy-to-follow directions –Ways to connect the activity with literacy and math concepts –Tips for grown-ups and teachers –Creative challenges to take the learning further By the end of the book, kids will be ready for all sorts of new programming adventures! The ScratchJr app now supports English, Spanish, Catalan, Dutch, French, Italian, and Thai.

Help Your Kids with Computer Coding Book

Help Your Kids with Computer Coding


  • Author : DK
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2019-08-06
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9780744020922

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Help Your Kids with Computer Coding Excerpt :

Kids can take their first steps toward becoming expert computer programmers with this fully updated guide to coding for beginners. Scratch and Python programming soon become child's play, thanks to vibrant visuals, simple steps, and easy explanations. Whether you're an absolute beginner wanting to try your hand at basic programming or already a computer whizz looking to develop further, this one is for you. It starts from Scratch, showing how the programming language works and explaining universal coding concepts. Soon you'll be following numbered steps to create exciting games for you and your friends to play. Next you'll pass on to Python, building on the basics learned in Scratch to develop and adapt new games in more detail. With more than 250,000 copies sold worldwide, Computer Coding for Kids is the number one resource for clever kids keen to crack coding.

Help Your Kids with Science Book

Help Your Kids with Science


  • Author : DK
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2014-07-01
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9781465432063

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Help Your Kids with Science Excerpt :

If you're left blinded by science, this ultimate home-study companion makes everything clear. This unique visual reference guide adopts a simple step-by-step approach to give you a complete understanding of this diverse and difficult subject. Bubbling over with pictures, diagrams, and information, this book covers biology, chemistry, and physics in comprehensive depth and detail. Help Your Kids with Science encourages parents and children to work together as a team to solve even the most challenging problems on the school syllabus. It focuses on the UK National Curriculum up to GCSE level, but proves absolutely invaluable for adult students and science fans alike. The reference section also includes a glossary of key scientific terms and symbols. Created with home learning in mind, Help Your Kids with Science ensures children can gain a complete understanding of science, leaving them calm, confident, and exam ready. Series Overview: DK's bestselling Help Your Kids With series contains crystal-clear visual breakdowns of important subjects. Simple graphics and jargon-free text are key to making this series a user-friendly resource for frustrated parents who want to help their children get the most out of school.

Kids Can Code  Book

Kids Can Code


  • Author : Ian Garland
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2019-06-11
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN 10 : 9781510740037

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Kids Can Code Excerpt :

Coding Activities and Adventures for Kids! Unleash the master coder in your child with this activity-filled guide! Fun coding adventures show kids just how far their imagination can take them. (Did you know coding took us to the moon?!) Complete with simple steps, colorful illustrations, and easy-to-follow screenshots, kids will find the encouragement they need to dive right in and discover the amazing power of coding. You’ll both love how Kids Can Code: Gives kids the confidence to master coding through simple projects that feel like play. Helps young learners get to know some of the most common coding languages—and the many ways they’re used to invent and create—in kid-friendly ways. Makes concepts like plot coordinates and binary code simple (even fun!) to grasp. Boosts computational thinking—tackling large problems by breaking them down into a sequence of smaller, more manageable problems. Gives kids a taste of the many ways coding be used—from music and design to animation and gaming. The activity-based learning in this guide sets kids up for immediate coding success, so they feel like a real programmer. It’s the best way to keep them learning and excited about technology!

Computer Coding for Kids Book

Computer Coding for Kids


  • Author : Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-08
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 0241317738

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Computer Coding for Kids Excerpt :

Kids can take their first steps towards becoming expert computer programmers with this fully-updated guide to coding for beginners. They'll master Scratch 3.0, the brand-new version of the world's most popular coding language for beginners. This will let them discover what makes a computer work while learning how to build their own computer programs and games. Once they're Scratch experts, it's onto the more complex Python programming language to delve even deeper into the technology that surrounds us every day. Computer Coding for Kids uses a simple, visual layout to guide budding programmers step by step through the ins and outs of computer code, from algorithms to variables, even showing them how to find and fix bugs in their code. Before you know it, they'll be creating their own programs from scratch. It doesn't stop there, though. If Scratch and Python have got them hooked, there's a peek at binary and JavaScript to show them where their coding career could be heading next. This book also lifts the lid on computers and shows young readers the chips and processors that make technology come to life. Fully illustrated with funny and informative graphics, Computer Coding for Kids makes even the most difficult aspects of coding fun and easy to understand.

My First Computer Coding Book Using Scratch Jr Book

My First Computer Coding Book Using Scratch Jr


  • Author : Rosie DICKINS
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2018-09-06
  • Genre: Computer games
  • Pages : 48
  • ISBN 10 : 1474943608

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My First Computer Coding Book Using Scratch Jr Excerpt :

This fun, friendly guide explains how computers work and what coding does - then shows you how to code your own stories and games on a tablet. The coding uses ScratchJr, a computer language designed especially for beginners, which is available to download for free. A perfect first introduction to computer coding. Entertaining projects with simple, step-by-step instructions. Includes helpful notes for grown-ups.

Python for Kids Book
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Python for Kids


  • Author : Jason Briggs
  • Publisher : No Starch Press
  • Release Date : 2012-12-12
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 344
  • ISBN 10 : 9781593274948

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Python for Kids Excerpt :

Python is a powerful, expressive programming language that’s easy to learn and fun to use! But books about learning to program in Python can be kind of dull, gray, and boring, and that’s no fun for anyone. Python for Kids brings Python to life and brings you (and your parents) into the world of programming. The ever-patient Jason R. Briggs will guide you through the basics as you experiment with unique (and often hilarious) example programs that feature ravenous monsters, secret agents, thieving ravens, and more. New terms are defined; code is colored, dissected, and explained; and quirky, full-color illustrations keep things on the lighter side. Chapters end with programming puzzles designed to stretch your brain and strengthen your understanding. By the end of the book you’ll have programmed two complete games: a clone of the famous Pong and "Mr. Stick Man Races for the Exit"—a platform game with jumps, animation, and much more. As you strike out on your programming adventure, you’ll learn how to: –Use fundamental data structures like lists, tuples, and maps –Organize and reuse your code with functions and modules –Use control structures like loops and conditional statements –Draw shapes and patterns with Python’s turtle module –Create games, animations, and other graphical wonders with tkinter Why should serious adults have all the fun? Python for Kids is your ticket into the amazing world of computer programming. For kids ages 10+ (and their parents) The code in this book runs on almost anything: Windows, Mac, Linux, even an OLPC laptop or Raspberry Pi!

Coding Games in Scratch Book
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Coding Games in Scratch


  • Author : Jon Woodcock
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2019-08-06
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9781465495020

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Coding Games in Scratch Excerpt :

Scratch 3.0 has landed! Stay ahead of the curve with this fully updated guide for beginner coders. Coding is not only a highly sought-after skill in our digital world, but it also teaches kids valuable skills for life after school. This book teaches important strategies for solving problems, designing projects, and communicating ideas, all while creating games to play with their friends. Children will enjoy the step-by-step visual approach that makes even the most difficult coding concepts easy to master. They will discover the fundamentals of computer programming and learn to code through a blend of coding theory and the practical task of building computer games themselves. The reason coding theory is taught through practical tasks is so that young programmers don't just learn how computer code works - they learn why it's done that way. With Coding Games in Scratch, kids can build single and multiplayer platform games, create puzzles and memory games, race through mazes, add animation, and more. It also supports STEM education initiatives and the maker movement. Follow Simple Steps - Improve Your Skills - Share Your Games! If you like playing computer games, why not create your own? Essential coding concepts are explained using eight build-along game projects. Coding Games In Scratch guides young coders step-by-step, using visual samples, easy-to-follow instructions, and fun pixel art. This coding book for kids has everything you need to build amazing Scratch 3.0 games, including thrilling racing challenges, zany platform games, and fiendish puzzles. Follow the simple steps to become an expert coder using the latest version of the popular programming language Scratch 3.0 in this new edition. Improve your coding skills and create your own games before remixing and customizing them. Share your games online and challenge friends and family to beat each other's scores! In this book, you will: - Learn about setting the scene, what makes a good game and playability - Dis