DK Workbooks Coding in Scratch Games Workbook

DK Workbooks  Coding in Scratch  Games Workbook Author Jon Woodcock
ISBN-10 1465444823
Release 2016-01-05
Pages 40
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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.



Coding with Scratch Workbook

Coding with Scratch Workbook Author Dk Publishing
ISBN-10 1465443924
Release 2015-11-03
Pages 40
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Help kids learn to code with DK Workbooks: Coding with Scratch. Computer coding is quickly becoming a necessary and sought-after skill. It is being incorporated into curriculum, beginning as early as kindergarten, to ensure students understand the languages and uses of computer coding. Quick and easy to use, especially for kids who have no experience with computer language, Scratch is currently one of the most popular and largest technology trends for children, providing a gateway to more complicated coding languages. Young coders will learn about the history of coding, how to download Scratch, and how to create projects focused on animation, loops and movement, and clever control before putting it all together to create a Grand Finale. The perfect introductory practice book to build and sharpen vital skills in one of the fastest growing industries, DK Workbooks: Coding with Scratch contains exercises, a glossary, and easy-to-follow instructions. Designed for novice coders, this workbook will walk kids through programming and Scratch using comprehensive lessons and Minecraft-style illustrations.



Coding in Scratch Projects Workbook

Coding in Scratch  Projects Workbook Author DK Publishing
ISBN-10 1465444025
Release 2016-07
Pages 40
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Get kids building exciting computer projects, such as animations, games, and mini-movies, with DK Workbooks: Coding in Scratch: Projects Workbook. Perfect for children ages 6-9 who are new to coding, this highly visual workbook is a fun introduction to Scratch, a free computer coding programming language. With easy-to-follow directions and fun pixel art, DK Workbooks: Coding in Scratch: Projects Workbook helps kids understand the basics of programming and how to create cool projects in Scratch through fun, hands-on learning experiences. All they need is a desktop or laptop with Adobe 10.2 or later, and an internet connection to download Scratch 2.0. Coding can be done without download on https://scratch.mit.edu. Kids can light up the night sky with their own colorful messages and drawings or make their own music and become the ultimate DJ. They can create a digital portrait of a pet and customize the pictures with sounds and animations, or test their knowledge with a times tables quiz. This workbook is filled with open-ended projects that use art, music, sound effects, and math and can be shared online with friends. Kids can even test their coding knowledge with written vocabulary and programming quizzes at the end of each project. Supporting STEM education initiatives, computer coding teaches kids how to think creatively, work collaboratively, and reason systematically, and is quickly becoming a necessary and sought-after skill. DK's computer coding books are full of fun exercises with step-by-step guidance, making them the perfect introductory tools for building vital skills in computer programming.



Coding Computer Games with Scratch

Coding Computer Games with Scratch Author
ISBN-10 1465439358
Release 2015-12-01
Pages 224
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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 with 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 with Scratch empowers children to be creative and to have fun while teaching them practical real-life skills.



DK Workbooks Scratch Challenge Workbook

DK Workbooks  Scratch Challenge Workbook Author Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff
ISBN-10 1465456864
Release 2017-02-14
Pages 40
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Perfect for budding computer whizzes ages 6-9 who are ready to move on from coding beginner projects in Scratch, this highly visual workbook is filled with challenges utilizing the free computer coding programming language. A great second step after DK's beginner Scratch workbooks, DK Workbooks: Scratch Challenge Workbook shows kids how to create even bigger and better projects in Scratch through fun, hands-on learning experiences, but with the same easy-to-follow directions and fun pixel art. All they need is a desktop or laptop with Adobe 10.2 or later, and an Internet connection to download Scratch 2.0. Coding can be done without download on https://scratch.mit.edu. Kids can make their own music, build more intricate computer games, and even use their webcam to be a part of their own projects. This workbook is filled with open-ended projects that use art, music, sound effects, and math and can be shared online with friends. Kids can even test their coding knowledge with written vocabulary and programming quizzes at the end of each challenge. Supporting STEM education initiatives, computer coding teaches kids how to think creatively, work collaboratively, and reason systematically, and is quickly becoming a necessary and sought-after skill. DK's computer coding books are full of fun exercises with step-by-step guidance, making them the perfect introductory tools for building vital skills in computer programming.



DK Workbooks Raspberry Pi Projects Workbook

DK Workbooks  Raspberry Pi Projects Workbook Author Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff
ISBN-10 1465457038
Release 2017-03-07
Pages 40
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Get kids building exciting computer projects, including games, music, and website design with DK Workbooks: Raspberry Pi Projects. Perfect for children ages 6-9 who are new to programming, this highly visual workbook is a fun introduction to Raspberry Pi, an affordable credit-card-size computer that is revolutionizing the world of computing. With easy-to-follow directions and fun pixel art, DK Workbooks: Raspberry Pi Projects helps kids understand the basics of computers, programming, and how to create cool projects in Scratch, Python, and Sonic Pi through fun, hands-on learning experiences. All they need is a Raspberry Pi computer, an SD card, an HDMI cable, a USB power supply, and a standard monitor, mouse, and keyboard. After they learn how to program their Raspberry Pi using Scratch, kids can make their own music, design their own website, and build and play their own computer games and projects with Scratch, Python, and Sonic Pi. They can even test their coding knowledge with written vocabulary and programming quizzes at the end of each project. The credit-card-sized Raspberry Pi is revolutionizing technology and can help boost kids' computer skills in a new and innovative way. Supporting STEM education initiatives, computer coding teaches kids how to think creatively, work collaboratively, and reason systematically, and is quickly becoming a necessary and sought-after skill. DK's computer coding books are full of fun exercises with step-by-step guidance, making them the perfect introductory tools for building vital skills in computer programming.



Coding Projects in Scratch

Coding Projects in Scratch Author Jon Woodcock
ISBN-10 1465451420
Release 2016-07
Pages 224
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"A step-by-step visual guide to coding your own animations, games, simulations, and more!"--Front cover.



The Official ScratchJr Book

The Official ScratchJr Book Author Marina Umaschi Bers
ISBN-10 9781593276713
Release 2015-10-01
Pages 160
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ScratchJr is a free, introductory computer programming language that runs on iPads and Android tablets. Inspired by Scratch, the wildly popular programming language used by millions of children worldwide, ScratchJr helps even younger kids create their own playful animations, interactive stories, and dynamic games. The Official ScratchJr Book is the perfect companion to this free app and makes coding easy and fun for all. Kids learn to program by connecting blocks of code to make characters move, jump, dance, and sing. Each chapter includes several activities that build on one another, culminating in a fun final project. These hands-on activities help kids develop computational-thinking, problem-solving, and design skills. In each activity, you’ll find: *Step-by-step, easy-to-follow directions *Ways to connect the activity with literacy and math concepts *Tips for grown-ups and teachers *Creative challenges to take the learning further By the end of the book, kids will be ready for all sorts of new programming adventures!



Scratch For Kids For Dummies

Scratch For Kids For Dummies Author Derek Breen
ISBN-10 9781119014874
Release 2015-04-13
Pages 352
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Scratch For Kids For Dummies shows you how to use Scratch to create interactive stories, games, and animations, which you can share online with the Scratch community! No programming or coding experience is needed to take full advantage of Scratch. Start by choosing from a library of characters, backgrounds and props, or draw your own options. Use pre-determined programming blocks to add animation and interactivity to your project. Don't want to create your own project? Open another user's project, modify it, and then publish it online with the click of a button. With Scratch For Kids For Dummies, youwill: Design and develop your own games Create amazing animations Learn programming Interact with the Scratch online community Become a Scratch superstar! Scratch will help you learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively — essential skills for life in the 21st century. Scratch is a project of the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab and is used in more than 150 different countries. Best of all the software is completely free and runs right in your web browser. So what are you waiting for? Go to scratch.mit.edu and get scratching!



Learn to Program with Scratch

Learn to Program with Scratch Author Majed Marji
ISBN-10 9781593275785
Release 2014-02-14
Pages 288
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Scratch is a fun, free, beginner-friendly programming environment where you connect blocks of code to build programs. While most famously used to introduce kids to programming, Scratch can make computer science approachable for people of any age. Rather than type countless lines of code in a cryptic programming language, why not use colorful command blocks and cartoon sprites to create powerful scripts? In Learn to Program with Scratch, author Majed Marji uses Scratch to explain the concepts essential to solving real-world programming problems. The labeled, color-coded blocks plainly show each logical step in a given script, and with a single click, you can even test any part of your script to check your logic. You'll learn how to: –Harness the power of repeat loops and recursion –Use if/else statements and logical operators to make decisions –Store data in variables and lists to use later in your program –Read, store, and manipulate user input –Implement key computer science algorithms like a linear search and bubble sort Hands-on projects will challenge you to create an Ohm's law simulator, draw intricate patterns, program sprites to mimic line-following robots, create arcade-style games, and more! Each chapter is packed with detailed explanations, annotated illustrations, guided examples, lots of color, and plenty of exercises to help the lessons stick. Learn to Program with Scratch is the perfect place to start your computer science journey, painlessly. Uses Scratch 2



Computer Coding

Computer Coding Author Jon Woodcock
ISBN-10 146542685X
Release 2014-08-18
Pages 40
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"DK Workbooks: Computer Coding" teaches children the basics of computer coding.



Super Scratch Programming Adventure

Super Scratch Programming Adventure Author The LEAD Project
ISBN-10 9781593275310
Release 2013-09-30
Pages 157
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Provides step-by-step instructions and code to create computer games inspired by classic arcade games using Scratch.



Scratch Programming Playground

Scratch Programming Playground Author Al Sweigart
ISBN-10 9781593277963
Release 2016-09-16
Pages 288
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Scratch, the colorful drag-and-drop programming language, is used by millions of first-time learners, and in Scratch Programming Playground, you’ll learn to program by making cool games. Get ready to destroy asteroids, shoot hoops, and slice and dice fruit! Each game includes easy-to-follow instructions, review questions, and creative coding challenges to make the game your own. Want to add more levels or a cheat code? No problem, just write some code. You’ll learn to make games like: –Maze Runner: escape the maze! –Snaaaaaake: gobble apples and avoid your own tail –Asteroid Breaker: smash space rocks –Fruit Slicer: a Fruit Ninja clone –Brick Breaker: a remake of Breakout, the brick-breaking classic –Platformer: a game inspired by Super Mario Bros. Learning how to program shouldn’t be dry and dreary. With Scratch Programming Playground, you’ll make a game of it! Uses Scratch 2



Coding for Beginners Using Scratch

Coding for Beginners   Using Scratch Author Rosie Dickins
ISBN-10 9781474915908
Release 2015-11-01
Pages 96
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An introduction to coding for complete beginners, this friendly and accessible book teaches children the basics of Scratch (a free, online programme developed by MIT which is widely used in primary schools), allowing them to get inside the code of their computer and create simple games and animations on screen.



My First Coding Book

My First Coding Book Author Kiki Prottsman
ISBN-10 9780241319239
Release 2017-07-06
Pages 24
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Get with the program! Introduce your child to the wonderful world of coding. Packed with flaps, wheels and sliders, this is the essential guide for children wishing to learn the ins and outs of coding. Written specifically for Key Stage 1 level, My First Coding Book teaches your child how to understand and use basic algorithms and bug fixes. The eye-catching illustrations and hands-on sliders will not only keep your little ones entertained, but will help to improve their ability to solve maths problems as well! Computer coding is now a key part of the UK National Curriculum and is taught to children as soon as they begin school. My First Coding Book offers a unique and exciting alternative to dull worksheets and is perfect for teachers, parents or grandparents introducing their children to computing. Give your child a head start without the need for a computer.



20 Games to Create with Scratch

20 Games to Create with Scratch Author Max Wainewright
ISBN-10 1454923318
Release 2017-03-07
Pages 80
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Become a super-coder and create your very own computer games using Scratch a free software developed by MIT. Calling all creative young gamers! With its easy-to-follow, illustrated step-by-step instructions, this book will teach you key concepts like drawing shapes so you can code your own games using free software. By the end, any kid will be able to make 20 popular games, from Snake to Brick Bouncer."



Getting Started with Coding

Getting Started with Coding Author Camille McCue
ISBN-10 9781119177203
Release 2015-10-28
Pages 128
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A cool coding book—just for kids! When your kid is ready to add coding to their creativity toolbox but you’re not ready to ship them off to coding camp, Getting Started with Coding is here to help them get started with the basics of coding. It walks young readers through fun projects that were tested in the classroom. Each project has an end-goal to instill confidence and a sense of achievement in young coders. Steering clear of jargon and confusing terminology, Getting Started with Coding is written in a language your child can understand. Plus, the full-color design is heavy on eye-catching graphics and the format is focused on the steps to completing a project, making it approachable for any youngster with an interest in exploring the wonderful world of coding. So why send your kid to a camp when they can become a coding champ—right in the comfort of your living room? Introduces the basics of coding to create a drawing tool Teaches how to create graphics and apply code to make them do things Shows how to make things that respond to motion and collision commands Introduces score-keeping and timing into coding If your child is a burgeoning techy with a desire to learn coding, Getting Started with Coding is the perfect place to start.