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Bryson Payne
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Teach Your Kids To Code

Bryson Payne


No Starch Press,US

Teaching of a specific subject;
Web programming;
Educational: IT & computing, ICT


336 pages

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Teach Your Kids to Code is a parent's and teacher's guide to teaching kids basic programming and problem solving using Python, the powerful language used in college courses and by tech companies like Google and IBM.

Step-by-step explanations will have kids learning computational thinking right away, while visual and game-oriented examples hold their attention. Friendly introductions to fundamental programming concepts such as variables, loops, and functions will help even the youngest programmers build the skills they need to make their own cool games and applications.

Whether you've been coding for years or have never programmed anything at all, Teach Your Kids to Code will help you show your young programmer how to--Explore geometry by drawing colorful shapes with Turtle graphics-Write programs to encode and decode messages, play Rock-Paper-Scissors, and calculate how tall someone is in Ping-Pong balls-Create fun, playable games like War, Yahtzee, and Pong-Add interactivity, animation, and sound to their appsTeach Your Kids to Code is the perfect companion to any introductory programming class or after-school meet-up, or simply your educational efforts at home. Spend some fun, productive afternoons at the computer with your kids-you can all learn something!

By:   Bryson Payne
Imprint:   No Starch Press,US
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 234mm,  Width: 178mm,  Spine: 24mm
Weight:   766g
ISBN:   9781593276140
ISBN 10:   1593276141
Pages:   336
Publication Date:   August 2017
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Bryson Payne is the Department Head of Computer Science at the University of North Georgia. He has taught computer science at the university level for over 15 years, and he previously taught middle-school math and programming.

A straightforward, crystal-clear guide to programming in Python...Sophisticated concepts and serious programming make for an easy, enjoyable game for families. --Kirkus Reviews Kid coders who have mastered the likes of Scratch, or older students who are math inclined and want to learn how to code, will find a worthy choice in Payne's guide to Python programming. --School Library Journal

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