Computer Coding for Kids

Computer Coding for Kids


  • Author : Carol Vorderman
  • Publisher : Dorling Kindersley Ltd
  • Release Date : 2019-08-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9780241421734


Computer Coding for Kids Book Description :

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.

Help Your Kids with Computer Coding

Help Your Kids with Computer Coding


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


Help Your Kids with Computer Coding Book Description :

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 Computer Coding

Help Your Kids with Computer Coding


  • Author : DK PUBLISHING.
  • Publisher : DK
  • Release Date : 2019-08-06
  • Genre: Young Adult Nonfiction
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 1465477322


Help Your Kids with Computer Coding Book Description :

Kids can take their first steps toward 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 on to the more complex Python programming language to delve even more deeply into the technology that surrounds us every day. Help Your Kids with Computer Coding 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, Help Your Kids with Computer Coding makes even the most difficult aspects of coding fun and easy to understand.

Help Your Kids with Computer Science

Help Your Kids with Computer Science


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


Help Your Kids with Computer Science Book Description :

Perfect for home learning, this visual guide to computers, the Internet, and social media uses step-by-step diagrams and graphics to explore how kids can get the most from computers while staying safe. Covering everything from data to digital life, from computer coding to cyber attacks, this unique guide gives parents and kids the most up-to-date and comprehensive facts and information in a visually appealing way. It 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 concepts such as hacking, Bitcoin, and malware, while colorful graphics help make learning about the world of computer science exciting. For those who want to make the most out of the digital world, Help Your Kids with Computer Science is the perfect platform to discover more, especially as more and more of our lives shift to online platforms. 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.

Teach Your Kids to Code
Score: 4
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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


Teach Your Kids to Code Book Description :

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 graphicsWrite programs to encode and decode messages, play Rock-Paper-Scissors, and calculate how tall someone is in Ping-Pong ballsCreate fun, playable games like War, Yahtzee, and PongAdd 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 Games in Scratch

Coding Games in Scratch


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


Coding Games in Scratch Book Description :

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

The Official ScratchJr Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

The Official ScratchJr Book


  • Author : Marina Umaschi Bers
  • Publisher : No Starch Press
  • Release Date : 2015-10-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN 10 : 9781593276713


The Official ScratchJr Book Book Description :

ScratchJr is a free, introductory computer programming language that runs on iPads and Android tablets. 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!

Computer Coding

Computer Coding


  • Author : Jon Woodcock
  • Publisher : DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
  • Release Date : 2014-08-18
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 40
  • ISBN 10 : 146542685X


Computer Coding Book Description :

"DK Workbooks: Computer Coding" teaches children the basics of computer coding.

Computer Coding Made Easy

Computer Coding Made Easy


  • Author : Carol Vorderman
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2014-07-01
  • Genre: Computer programming
  • Pages : 40
  • ISBN 10 : 1409349403


Computer Coding Made Easy Book Description :

A fun introduction to computer programming for kids Carol Vorderman takes kids' step-by-step through the basics of computer programming and how to work with code, the language of the future.Speaking to a global movement to teach children to code, this Python programming workbook breaks down key concepts into small, easy-to-understand parts. Your child is encouraged to practise copying code into the workbook so their new computer literacy sticks. A playful, hands-on approach that enhances other cognitive benefits such as skills in problem solving and abstract thinking.Computer Coding Made Easy is a great starting point for understanding code, learning how to program, and practicing computer language, for fun or for the future.

Coding Projects in Scratch

Coding Projects in Scratch


  • Author : Jon Woodcock
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2019-08-06
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9780744020946


Coding Projects in Scratch Book Description :

A perfect introduction to coding for young minds! This updated step-by-step visual guide teaches children to create their own projects using Scratch 3.0. Suitable for complete beginners, this educational book for kids gives readers a solid understanding of programming. Teach them to create their own projects from scratch, preparing them for more complex programming languages like Python. Techy kids will familiarize themselves with Scratch 3.0 using this beginner's guide to scratch coding. Difficult coding concepts become fun and easy to understand, as budding programmers build their own projects using the latest release of the world's most popular programming language for beginners. Make a Dino Dance Party or create your own electronic birthday cards for friends and family. Build games, simulations, and mind-bending graphics as you discover the awesome things computer programmers can do with Scratch 3.0. This second edition of Coding Projects in Scratch uses a visual step-by-step approach to split complicated code into manageable, easy-to-digest chunks. Even the most impressive projects become possible. This book is an impressive guide that is perfect for anyone who wants to learn to code. Follow Simple Steps, Improve Your Skills & Share Your Creations! 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. Create mind-bending illusions, crazy animations, and interactive artwork with this amazing collection of Scratch projects. Suitable for beginners and experts alike, this fabulous introduction to programming for kids has everything you need to learn how to code. You'll improve your coding skills and learn to create and customize your own projects, then you can share your games online and challenge friends and family to beat each other's scores! What's inside this kids' coding book? - Simulations, mind-benders, music, and sounds - Algorithms, virtual snow, and interactive featu