Coding For Kids For Dummies

Coding For Kids For Dummies

by Camille McCue
     
 

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An easy-to-grasp introduction to coding concepts for kids

Coding For Kids For Dummies breaks coding into a series of small projects, each designed to teach elementary-to-middle-school-aged students a core concept to build a game, application, or other tool. In this his hands-on, friendly guide readers will get access to a leading coding tool that

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An easy-to-grasp introduction to coding concepts for kids

Coding For Kids For Dummies breaks coding into a series of small projects, each designed to teach elementary-to-middle-school-aged students a core concept to build a game, application, or other tool. In this his hands-on, friendly guide readers will get access to a leading coding tool that has been designed specifically for kids, showing them how to create the projects provided in the book as well as how to implement them into their own creative work.

Written by a teacher and leading advocate of coding education, Coding For Kids For Dummies explains to kids in plain English how to apply the math and logic skills they already have to the subject of coding. In no time, they'll be grasping basic coding concepts, completing their very own technical feats, and arming themselves with the computer science experience and know-how to prepare for a future working with technology.

  • Lay-flat binding allows for easy access as students work on projects
  • Full-color, large-print design make the information more approachable to kids
  • Kids interested in computer science get a competitive edge
  • The author has dedicated her career to enhancing coding and other STEM education in schools

If you're a student who wants to learn coding, a parent who wants to help your kid pursue an interest in coding, or a teacher who is in need of a supplemental course book for your computer science class, Coding For Kids For Dummies has you covered.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
“..informative and easy to understand without feeling like it was condescending..” (Larger Family Life, August 2015)

“Coding For Kids can be used as a source of ideas in its own right..” (Teach Secondary, November 2015)

“It's worth getting the book because the project ideas are quite good… I found the projects not only interesting and innovative, but also with readable instructions!" (ylmp.com, January 2016)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118940327
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/17/2014
Series:
For Kids For Dummies Series
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
106,728
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
10 - 13 Years

Meet the Author

Camille McCue, PhD is a veteran STEM educator who has teletaught for NASA and PBS and instructed math, tech, and engineering in the classroom. She currently directs a College Bound program and teaches coding basics in Las Vegas, NV.

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