Coding for Kids for Dummies (Paperback)

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

Coding For Kids For Dummies breaks coding into a seriesof small projects, each designed to teachelementary-to-middle-school-aged students a core concept to build agame, application, or other tool. In this his hands-on, friendlyguide readers will get access to a leading coding tool that hasbeen designed specifically for kids, showing them how to create theprojects provided in the book as well as how to implement them intotheir own creative work.

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

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

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

About the Author


Camille McCue, PhD is a veteran STEM educator who hasteletaught for NASA and PBS and instructed math, tech, andengineering in the classroom. She currently directs a College Boundprogram and teaches coding basics in Las Vegas, NV.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781118940327
ISBN-10: 1118940326
Publisher: For Dummies
Publication Date: November 10th, 2014
Pages: 384
Language: English
Series: For Kids for Dummies