Kids Can Also Be Taught Programming

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Computer programming has often been a subject exclusive for adults but with recent development, the course is being adapted by younger generations. Introduction to computer programming has never been taught in high school until the early 2000s and now, with even the youngest children having access to computers and technology, even kids old enough to read can start learning basic programming. Even though programming might not always be in demand in digital media, it’s a good skill to have.

Python, a popular open source programming platform has recently released a book called “Python for Kids: A Playful Introduction to Programming” which could be a guide to bringing out the programming prodigy out of your child. Python enjoys an enormous popularity among programmers in the open source world and with it being a very flexible language, it deserves a lot of attention even from start up programmers.

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The book is written by Jason Briggs who believes that Python is a powerful, expressive programming language that’s easy to learn and fun to use. Some books that teach programming can be dull and boring for kids but Python for Kids brings the programing language to life and brings kids into the world of programming.

The book teaches kids to be able to learn how Python works and teach them how to write a few lines of code. By the end of the book, the readers will have been able to program two full games: a clone of Pong and a platform game that involves jumps, animations and more.