Help Your Kids with Computer Coding: A Unique Step-By-Step Visual Guide, from Binary Code to Building Games
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... read full description below.
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||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
Carol Vorderman MBE is one of Britain's best-loved TV personalities and is renowned for her mathematical skills. She has hosted numerous TV shows on science and technology from Tomorrow's World to How 2, and was co-host of Channel' 4's Countdown for 26 years. A Cambridge University engineering graduate, she has a passion for communication science and technology and has an avid interest in coding. Dr. John Woodcock has a degree in physics from the University of Oxford and a PhD in computational astrophysics from the University of London. He started coding at the age of eight and has programmed all kinds of computers, from single-chip microcontrollers to world-class supercomputers. His many projects include giant space simulations, research in high-tech companies, and intelligent robots made from junk. Jon has a passion for science and technology education, giving talks on space and running computer programming clubs in schools. He has worked on many science and technology books. Craig Steele is a specialist in Computing Science education. He is a Project Manager for CoderDojo Scotland, which runs free coding clubs for young people. Craig has previously worked for the Raspberry Pi Foundation, Glasgow Science Centre, and the BBC micro: bit project. Craig's first computer was a ZX Spectrum.