Awesome algorithms and creative coding /

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by Gifford, Clive,
[ 01. English Non Fiction ] Series: Get connected to digital literacy Physical details: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm. Subject(s): Computer programming. | Programming languages (Electronic computers). | Computers. 01. English Non Fiction Item type : 01. English Non Fiction
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West Royalty Elementary School Non fiction PB 005 GIF Available
West Royalty Elementary School Available

Includes bibliographical references (page 31) and index.

"Awesome Algorithms and Creative Coding explores how computers work and explains how to think in a logical way. The bright and engaging design guides readers through clear explanations of binary code, simple algorithms, and computer language. With real-life examples, students learn about the development of coding using simple decision-making processes. Programming languages that readers can use themselves, including Scratch and LOGO, are reviewed. "Stretch Yourself" features give practical activities to help readers explore and test key principles to help reinforce learning and are not linked to specific software or operating systems. "True Story" features give real-world anecdotes from the world of information technology. "Computer Hero" features look at the groundbreaking scientists that paved the way for digital technology today."-- Provided by publisher.

Ages 8-11.

Grades 4 to 6.

Coding your world -- Algorithms in action -- Ones and zeros -- Mind your language -- Languages for learning -- Scratch! -- Accurate algorithms -- Get in step -- Decisions, decisions -- Go with the flow -- Going loopy -- A bug's life -- Coding careers.