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Teaching coding through game creation

Author: Sarah Kepple
Publisher: Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book shows how to engage students quickly with learning activities that springboard off of the powerful appeal of video games. The author takes users through activities that introduce popular programming languages--including C++, GameMaker, JavaScript, Python, and Scratch--to create video games, and in the process, to learn coding.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kepple, Sarah.
Teaching coding through game creation.
Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, [2018]
(DLC) 2018021624
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Kepple
ISBN: 9781440851896 1440851891
OCLC Number: 1039306332
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Preface --
Introduction --
Welcome to coding --
Intro to Scratch --
Into the jungle with scratch --
Deeper into the jungle with Scratch --
Game maker grimm --
Game maker grimmer --
Intro to Python --
Pygame --
Web coding with HTML --
Web coding with Javascript --
Appendix --
Glossary --
References --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Sarah Kepple.

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This engaging guide demonstrates how easy, fun, and rewarding it can be to teach and learn coding at the library.In our technology-obsessed society, computer coding is a highly valued and in-demand  Read more...

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"Coding newbies and computer-programming experts alike will benefit from this text. . . . An essential purchase for librarians who are serious about teaching coding to kids." - Booklist Online, Read more...

 
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