Think Like a Computer

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978-0-531-12731-5
Basic computer programming knowledge has become an essential requirement for many jobs, and it can even come in handy in everyday situations. In this book, readers will learn about programming concepts such as algorithms, binary code, and debugging. They will also learn why software developers use different programming languages, what new kinds of software are changing the ways we use computers, and much more. Features include detailed sidebars to show useful tips for beginning coders; timelines to highlight coding breakthroughs; glossaries; charts, diagrams and more.
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Written by Jacob Batchelor
ISBN 978-0-531-12731-5
Key Features
  • Find the Truth! feature starts each book with two statements—one true and one false—which begins the inquiry process by engaging readers to think proactively
  • Each book discusses possible career paths in coding-related fields
  • Detailed sidebars present useful tips for beginning coders
  • Timelines highlight important coding breakthroughs throughout history
  • Photos show off compelling uses for computer technology
  • Charts, diagrams, and infographics help clarify complex topics
  • Glossaries explain difficult terms in a way that makes them easy to understand
  • Digital content for further learning on this subject available at www.factsfornow.scholastic.com
Series No
Item # 681591
Imprint Children's Press
Copyright 2019
Format Reinforced Library Binding
Trim Size 7 1/4 x 8 3/8
Pages 48
Ages 8, 9, 10
Dewey 004
Grades 3 - 5
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