Coding computer programs is one of the most valuable skills for anyone to have. Written for children with little to no coding experience, "Coding Games in Scratch" guides children through building platform games, puzzles, racers, and 3-D action games.Schools have incorporated computer coding into their curriculum, beginning as early as kindergarten to ensure students understand the languages and uses of computer coding. The step-by-step guides are simple and easy to follow with Minecraft-style pixel art. Children will learn essential coding skills while having fun and creating games to play with their friends. The many different styles and types of games are covered, such as classic and arcade games. When people learn to code in Scratch, they learn important strategies for solving problems, designing projects, and communicating ideas."Coding Games in Scratch" empowers children to be creative and to have fun while teaching them practical real-life skills.
"An absolutely wonderful introduction to programming games." Kirkus Reviews
" clear instructions and plenty of images that make coding just about foolproof." Booklist
"A great resource that pushes Scratch to the limits of its use and entertainment." School Library Journal"
"An absolutely wonderful introduction to programming games." -- Kirkus Reviews
..".clear instructions and plenty of images that make coding just about foolproof." -- Booklist
"A great resource that pushes Scratch to the limits of its use and entertainment." -- School Library Journal
-An absolutely wonderful introduction to programming games.- -- Kirkus Reviews
-...clear instructions and plenty of images that make coding just about foolproof.- -- Booklist
-A great resource that pushes Scratch to the limits of its use and entertainment.- -- School Library Journal
Dr. Jon 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 numerous science and technology books as a contributor and consultant, including DK's How Cool Stuff Works and Help Your Kids with Computer Coding.
- Amazon Sales Rank: #311552 in Books
- Brand: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
- Published on: 2015-12
- Released on: 2015-12-01
- Original language: English
- Number of items: 1
- Dimensions: 9.19" h x .58" w x 7.75" l, .0 pounds
- Binding: Paperback
- 224 pages