- Learn about setting the scene, what makes a good game and playability
- Discover objects, rules, and goals
- Explore hacks and tweaks, camera angles, fine-tuning and controls
- And much more 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 for kids are full of fun exercises with step-by-step guidance, making them the perfect introductory tools for building vital skills in computer programming. Add Coding Projects in Scratch and Coding Projects in Python to your collection.
"Hello Ruby is half picture book and half activity book rolled into one adorable package. It introduces programming without requiring a computer at all. The point of the book isn't to teach you a programming language, but programming concepts." --GeekMom.com
Meet Ruby--a small girl with a huge imagination, and the determination to solve any puzzle. As Ruby stomps around her world making new friends, including the Wise Snow Leopard, the Friendly Foxes, and the Messy Robots, kids will be introduced to the fundamentals of computational thinking, like how to break big problems into small ones, create step-by-step plans, look for patterns and think outside the box through storytelling. Then, these basic concepts at the core of coding and programming will be reinforced through fun playful exercises and activities that encourage exploration and creativity.
In Ruby's world anything is possible if you put your mind to it.
Provide your first-grade students with 10 to 15 minutes of daily math practice specifically developed to meet Common Core The frequent, focused practice improves math skills, and each title includes downloadable home-school connection activities. How it works: Students complete five short math problems on days 1-4. The day 5 activity provides more extensive practice and asks students to think critically.
Practice is the most important way that children develop the skills they need to be successful learners. This wipe-off book allows them to do just that Your child will learn to multiply numbers 1 through 12, as well as critical thinking skills and how to follow directions in both English and Spanish. Then your child can practice over and over again to reinforce multiplication skills. An answer key on the inside back cover allows your child to check his or her work and to recognize and correct mistakes. Use this book at home or on the go to help your child get ahead on the learning curve
Studying math is often a source of great anxiety for children and also proves troublesome for parents helping with their homework.
Using uniquely accessible illustrated stress-free approach, "Help Your Kids with Math" looks at every aspect of math, from simple sums to simultaneous equations, and explains each facet in easily understandable language so that adults and kids can master the subject together.
In "Help Your Kids with Math" tricky concepts are explored and examined step-by-step, so that even the most math-phobic individual will be able to approach and solve complex problems with confidence.
2014 National Parenting Publications Silver Award Winner
Get kids building exciting computer projects, including games, music, and designs. Perfect for children ages 7-11 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 and can help boost kids' computer skills in a new and innovative way.
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, kids can make their own music using Sonic Pi, craft amazing designs using Python, and build and play their own computer games and projects with Scratch. They 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.
Have you used any numbers this week? You might be trying to remember when you last did a math problem but think again Have you made a phone call? Have you written someone's address? Have you worn a team jersey? Have you turned to a page in a book to do your homework assignment? Have you used any money? Or celebrated a birthday? Chances are you have used lots of numbers lately Though you may not realize it, you see hundreds of numbers each day. This book shows you twenty-six different ways to use numbers one for each letter of the alphabet. Can you think of more ways numbers are used? Search the pictures for ideas.
Shortlisted for the Brage Prize, Norway's most prestigious literary award, and the World Illustration Awards 2019.
This fun book will get you counting from 0 to 7.5 billion, but also to do so much more. Follow the characters' stories through the book and see how their lives collide with those of others. There are a lot of secrets to be discovered for the sharp-eyed You'll see that everyone is different, everyone has their own life, and that--most importantly--everybody counts. At the end, a spotting section allows you to go back and have even more fun. Everybody Counts is critically acclaimed for its unique approach to visual communication, and has been awarded some of the world's highest honors for children's literature.