Computer Coding for Kids

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Dorling Kindersley Limited, 2014 - Computer programming - 224 pages
A simple visual guide to get kids computer coding in no time Computer coding and programming are firmly back on the agenda as key skills for children to start learning and Computer Coding for Kids is here to help. This is a unique step-by-step guide, perfect if you are interested in computer programming and how computers work. Avoiding computer jargon, this book guides you through creating computer programs starting with the very basics. Computer Coding for Kids is the only programming book that teaches both Scratch and Python for kids, with illustrated, simple, step-by-step explanations that make the complex art of computer programming clear for the complete beginner. Starting with simple explanations of programming basics and progresses to more advanced projects where children can build their own games and animations. Computer Coding for Kids is ideal whether you are looking to take your first steps into programming or are already interested and hungry to learn more.

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About the author (2014)

Carol Vordermanis one of Britain's best known and loved TV personalities. She feels passionately about the value of education, and joined forces with Dorling Kindersley in 1999 to become DK's Education Champion, working with DK to produce this bestselling Made Easy series in Maths, English, and Science.

Carol has a Masters degree in Engineering from Cambridge University, and first became known for performing speedy calculations on television. She is committed to popularising and communicating about maths and science, and writes on these subjects for national newspapers. Carol appears regularly on maths and science television programmes on Channel 4, ITV, and the BBC. She is currently leading a Maths Task-Force for the Conservative Party, investigating how to improve maths teaching in British state schools.


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