- Code with Scratch--projects like making a dog walk through the park, sending your friend a card, and devising a full-scoring game
- Build your own computer--really
- Create your own digital fortune-teller, with the Python language.
- Make your own smartphone gloves.
- Make light-up bracelets.
- Code a motion sensor that tells you when someone enters your room.
- And lots more
In the first book of the Math Is Categorical(R) series, readers will become familiar with the concept of addition and its key terms. The author and illustrator of the best-selling Words Are CATegorical(R) series use their trademark sense of humor to add up the fun
Take kids from browsing to building with DK Workbooks: Computer Coding. Created for children ages 6-9, this highly visual workbook builds basic programming skills using Python, a free computer coding program and language available for download.
Perfect for beginner coders, DK Workbooks: Computer Coding explains how computer coding works and teaches kids how to complete simple coding actions with clear, step-by-step instructions and fun pixel art. All they need is a desktop or laptop, and an internet connection to download Python 3.
From creating lists to solving math problems to controlling a robot in a maze, young coders will learn how to think like a computer. Kids can even test their coding knowledge with written quizzes at the end of each section and a glossary at the back of the book.
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.
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
Take the guess work out of problem solving with "Number Crunch" a new book for elementary school students who want to sharpen their math skills and boost their brain power.
Complete with a fully-functioning calculator built into the book to check answers, "Number Crunch" contains practical problems, puzzles, games, and activities to build the essential math skills needed in school including seeing patterns, checking estimates, and solving the types of math problems encountered in everyday life all while making learning math fun.
Ideal for developing reasoning skills, as well as encouraging growth in numeracy, the kid-friendly visuals complete with infographics, and themed spreads in "Number Crunch" all add up to fun.
Supports the Common Core State Standards"
The adventures of Beremiz Samir, The Man Who Counted, take the reader on an exotic journey in which, time and again, he summons his extraordinary mathematical powers to settle disputes, give wise advice, overcome dangerous enemies, and win for himself fame and fortune. as we accompany him, we learn much of the history of famous mathematicisns who preceded him; we undergo a series of trials at the hands of the wise men of the day; and we come to admire the warm wisdom and patience that earn him the respect and affection of those whose problems he resolves so astutely. In the grace of their telling, these stories hold unusual delights for the reader.
Skills for Scholars Math provides children in grade 1 with necessary math instruction. Offering 80 pages of full-color activities, perforated pages, easy-to-follow directions, and complete answer key, children will have fun learning important math skills. Features activities that teach: Numbers Addition & subtraction Problem solving Fractions Time & money concepts The popular Skills for Scholars Workbook series offers a full complement of instruction, activities, and information in 51 subject-specific workbooks. Encompassing preschool to grade 6, this series covers key subjects including basic skills, English & grammar, math, phonics, reading, science, and Spanish. This series is designed for students who need intervention or enrichment and gives them a solid foundation in key skills necessary for success in the classroom