Spotlight on Kids Can Code: Understanding Coding by Building Algorithms, 1st Edition

  • Patricia Harris Murdoch University
  • Published By: Powerkids Press
  • ISBN-10: 1499429088
  • ISBN-13: 9781499429084
  • 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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This detailed guide explores the historical development of algorithms and how they are used as a way of teaching computers to work through problems. Named for Persian mathematician Muhammad ibn Musa al-Khwarizmi, modern algorithms and functions make programing more efficient. Algorithms are simplified for readers using words, flowcharts, and pseudo code to build a beginning understanding of algorithms and how they are used in our modern, computerized world. Young coders and STEM students are sure to strengthen their technical skills with an in-depth and fun exploration of this essential coding topic.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Ancient Origins.
2: Abstract Thinking.
3: Turing Complete.
4: Using Algorithms.
5: Flowcharts and Pseudocode.
6: Let's Get Flowing.
7: Try It Yourself.