- Author(s):Chris Roffey
- Available from: October 2014
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A unique series that provides a framework for teaching coding skills.
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Learn the basics of coding quickly! This enhanced digital resource introduces the world of coding in Python 3 – a fantastic language to start coding with. Young programmers will learn how to code and customise several fun applications including their own Magic8Ball and Etch-A-Sketch game. The fun challenges and quick quizzes help to consolidate new skills and this edition provides the full source code for all the projects and challenges as well as help for readers. This resource is accessible online or on tablet devices through the Elevate app (iOS 7.1 and higher and Android 4.1 and higher).
Suitable for complete beginners.
Designed and written for children at Key Stage 2 and 3 (ages 7-14), offering a foundation for Key Stage 4 (ages 14-16).
Takes a project-based approach allowing students to progress at different paces.
Can be completed in one term at school, or more quickly at home. Further time can be spent exploring different ways of completing the challenges and making adaptations.
Full support, source code and answers are provided on the companion website.
Accessible online or on tablet devices through the Elevate app (iOS 7.1 and higher and Android 4.21 and higher).
- 1. Python, IDLE and your first program
- 2. Some text, some maths and going loopy
- 3. Readable code and the MyMagic8Ball game
- 4. Functions
- 5. MyEtch-A-Sketch
- Taking things further
- Glossary and index
- The quick quiz answers
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