Coding for Kids for Dummies (Paperback)

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Coding for Kids for Dummies (Paperback)


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A guide for kids who want to learn coding

Coding is quickly becoming an essential academic skill, right up there with reading, writing, and arithmetic. This book is an ideal way for young learners ages 8-13 who want more coding knowledge than you can learn in an hour, a day, or a week.

Written by a classroom instructor with over a decade of experience teaching technology skills to kids as young as five, this book teaches the steps and logic needed to write code, solve problems, and create fun games and animations using projects based in Scratch and JavaScript. This 2nd Edition is fully updated to no longer require any limited-time software downloads to complete the projects.

  • Learn the unique logic behind writing computer code
  • Use simple coding tools ideal for teaching kids and beginners
  • Build games and animations you can show off to friends
  • Add motion and interactivity to your projects

Whether you're a kid ready to make fun things using technology or a parent, teacher, or mentor looking to introduce coding in an eager child's life, this fun book makes getting started with coding fun and easy

Camille McCue, PhD is a STEM educator and leader who has worked for IBM, NASA, PBS, and numerous independent schools. She has taught every grade from kindergarten to grad school, covering topics ranging from Scratch to AP computer science. Camille is co-author of Helping Kids with Coding For Dummies and author of Getting Started with Coding and Getting Started with Engineering.
Product Details ISBN: 9781119555162
ISBN-10: 1119555167
Publisher: For Dummies
Publication Date: April 30th, 2019
Pages: 368
Language: English
Series: For Kids for Dummies