Everything You Need to Ace Computer Science and Coding in One Big Fat Notebook: The Complete Middle School Study Guide (Big Fat Notebooks) (Paperback)
From the editors of Brain Quest, America’s #1 educational bestseller!
This Big Fat Notebook makes it all “sink in” with key concepts, mnemonic devices, definitions, diagrams, and doodles to help you understand computer science.
- Computing systems
- Binary code
- Computational thinking
- Loops, events, and procedures
- Programming in Scratch and Python
- Boolean Expressions
- Web development
- …and more!
The Big Fat Notebook series is built on a simple and irresistible conceit—borrowing the notes from the smartest kid in class. Each book in the series meets Common Core State Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and state history standards, and are vetted by National and State Teacher of the Year Award–winning teachers. They make learning fun and are the perfect next step for every kid who grew up on Brain Quest.
About the Author
Workman Publishing Company has been producing award-winning calendars, cookbooks, parenting guides, and children’s titles, as well as gardening, humor, self-help, and business books, since 1968. From our What to Expect® pregnancy and parenting series and Page-A-Day® Calendars to the iconic 1,000 Places to See Before You Die® and Brain Quest® children's products, our wide range of high-quality non-fiction titles and products inspire, educate, and entertain readers around the globe.
Grant Smith is an educator fascinated by the challenge of teaching children computer science. He’ll teach computer science to anyone, from toddlers to adults and everyone in between. Currently, he is the VP of Education for Code Ninjas, the largest and fastest kids coding franchise. He’s the author of Everything You Need to Ace Computer Science and Coding in One Big Fat Notebook. He has also written curricula and standards for organizations including Girl Scouts, codeSpark, code.org, Computer Science Teachers Association, VIP Kid, and others. For more information, visit Grant at www.wgrantsmith.com or on Twitter at @wgrantsmith