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Coding as a playground : programming and computational thinking in the early childhood classroom

by Bers, Marina Umaschi,

Format: Print Book 2018.
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Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Mezzanine - Non-fiction

Coding as a Playground is the first book to focus on how young children (ages 7 and under) can engage in computational thinking and be taught to become computer programmers, a process that can increase both their cognitive and social-emotional skills. Readers will learn how coding can engage children as producers#65533;and not merely consumers#65533;of technology in a playful way. You will come away from this groundbreaking work with an understanding of how coding promotes developmentally appropriate experiences such as problem solving, imagination, cognitive challenges, social interactions, motor skills development, emotional exploration, and making different choices. You will also learn how to integrate coding into different curricular areas to promote literacy, math, science, engineering, and the arts through a project-based approach.

Additional Information
Series Eye on Education book.
Subjects Early childhood education -- Computer-assisted instruction.
Computer programming -- Study and teaching (Early childhood)
Computers and children.
Publisher New York :2018.
Language English
Description xi, 184 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN 9781138225626
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