Spotlight on Kids Can Code: Understanding Coding Like a Programmer, 1st Edition

  • Patricia Harris Murdoch University
  • Published By: Powerkids Press
  • ISBN-10: 1499429118
  • ISBN-13: 9781499429114
  • DDC: 005.1
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 8th Grade
  • 24 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released August 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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Do programmers think differently than non-programmers? How do programmers approach problems and create solutions? This book explores several attributes of thinking used by programmers. Important STEM concepts are incorporated into the text to give readers an understanding of how STEM fits into the everyday work of a programmer. Readers will enjoy a glimpse inside the minds of some of the most creative minds in the computer world. Photographs and sidebars add to engaging text to give readers a clear sense of what it takes to be a programmer. This book empowers young coders to think about problems differently, both in coding and in life.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: A Problem and a Solution.
2: What's the Big Problem?.
3: What Do You Know?.
4: Smaller Parts.
5: Let's Reuse Parts!.
6: Reusing Ways of Thinking.
7: Reusing in Real Life.
8: Data Structures.
9: Testing a Program.
10: Practicing Like a Programmer.