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Author Vorderman, Carol, author.
Title Help your kids with computer coding : a unique step-by-step visual guide, from binary code to building games / Carol Vorderman, Jon Woodcock, Sean McManus, Craig Steele, Claire Quigley, Daniel McCafferty.
Pub Info New York, New York : DK Publishing, 2014.
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Edition First American edition.
Descript 224 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Includes index.
Contents What is coding? -- Starting from scratch -- Playing with Python -- Inside computers -- Programming in the real world.
Summary Take your kids from browsing to building the web with Help Your Kids With Computer Coding. Computer programming is one of the fastest-growing industries and highest paid college degrees, and learning to code promotes a way of thinking helpful for every budding brain. Yet 9 out of 10 schools don't even offer computer science classes to students, according to Help correct this disparity by introducing your kids to the world of computer programming early, with a fun and approachable method. This book begins by introducing the essential concepts of programming with simple instructions, and without specialized computer lingo. Fun projects throughout let kids start putting their computer skills into practice and build their own code using Scratch programming and Python, the two most popular languages. Also included are profiles on coding stars and insights in technology such as the Raspberry Pi mini computer.
Subject Computer programming -- Study and teaching (Elementary)
Computer programming -- Study and teaching (Middle school)
Computers and children.
Add Author Woodcock, Jon, author.
McManus, Sean, 1973- author.
Steele, Craig, author.
Quigley, Claire, author.
McCafferty, Daniel, author.
ISBN 9781465419569 (paperback)
146541956X (paperback)
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