Get kids building their own computer games in no time with "DK Workbooks: Coding in Scratch: Games Workbook." Computer coding is quickly becoming a necessary and sought-after skill and many schools have incorporated it into their curriculum, beginning as early as kindergarten to ensure students understand the languages and uses of computer coding. This workbook is full of fun exercises and step-by-step guidance, making it the perfect introductory practice book to build vital skills in one of the fastest growing industries.Designed to support the Common Core State Standards, the DK Workbook series is developed with leading educational experts to build confidence and understanding. Each leveled workbook, for children ages 3 through 9, is packed with activities and challenges, offering the beneficial repetition and cumulative learning that lead to mastery. Children will learn about the history of programming, what coding is, arcade game design, and game development. Fact boxes on each page give a simple overview of the topics being covered, helping children get their bearings, review the basics, and often see an example of the task at hand.
"This 40-page full-color workbook is perfect." GeekDad"
"This 40-page full-color workbook is perfect." -- GeekDad
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: #18352 in Books
- Brand: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
- Published on: 2016-01-05
- Released on: 2016-01-05
- Original language: English
- Number of items: 1
- Dimensions: 11.00" h x .15" w x 8.50" l, .0 pounds
- Binding: Paperback
- 40 pages