Teach Your Kids to Code: A Parent-Friendly Guide to #Python Programming:
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 apps
Teach 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!