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Power of Patterns: Coding

Power of Patterns: Coding

by Rane Anderson

Paperback(2nd ed.)

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Have you ever wondered how a GPS knows the fastest route to take? Or how a video game knows when to stop performing an action? The answer is coding. Discover the fundamentals for computer programming, such as conditional statements, looping, and debugging. Who knows? You might even want to create a computer program of your own! Developed by Timothy Rasinski and featuring TIME content, this high-interest book includes essential text features like an index, captions, glossary, and table of contents. The intriguing sidebars, detailed images, and in-depth Reader's Guide require students to connect back to the text and encourage multiple readings. The Think Link and Dig Deeper! sections develop students' higher-order thinking skills. The Check It Out! section includes suggested books, videos, and websites for further reading. Aligned with state standards, this title features complex and rigorous content appropriate for students preparing for college and career readiness.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493836253
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
Publication date: 03/31/2017
Series: TIME for Kids Nonfiction Readers Series: Young Adult
Edition description: 2nd ed.
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 730,733
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 13 - 14 Years

Table of Contents

A Coder's Dream 4

Coding Basics 6

Coding Languages 12

Basics in Scratch 20

Boolean Expressions 26

Conditional Statements 30

Loops 34

Debugging 38

Evolution of Code 42

Glossary 44

Index 45

Check It Out! 46

Try It! 47

About the Author 48

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