Let's Learn About Computer Science

While most grade-schoolers can easily swipe a screen or click a mouse, many young people do not understand the internal principles of how a computer actually works. In this engaging and accessible series, readers will be introduced to a range of essential computer science-related concepts. Each book provides a simple overview of the topic, clearly defining new terms and providing practical, real-life applications. Featuring full-color photographs, this series serves as an important first step in developing the knowledge of computer science that is so vital in our digital age. Features include: Promotes computational thinking, one of the pillars of the ISTE Standards for STEAM-Technology at all grade levels. Correlates directly with CSTA Computer Science Standards for grades K to 2 by advancing the concept of breaking down a large problem into smaller sub-problems. Fresh, dynamic, and engaging spread design in which full-color images enhance the text. Fast Fact boxes highlight especially intriguing and memorable aspects of each subject. Activity sections encourage creative, experiential learning.

  • Spring 2019
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    Algorithms

    Algorithms

    Jeff Mapua
    Algorithms help computers do incredible things. In this straightforward book, readers are introduced to the inner workings of computers by learning the role of algorithms. Easy-to-follow text explains what algorithms are and how they help computers carry out all kinds of tasks...Read More

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    ISBN: 9781978501775
    Binding: Library Ed.
    List Price: $22.60
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    Computers

    Computers

    Jeff Mapua
    Computers are an integral part of our modern world. Children are being exposed to them at an increasingly young age, so a fundamental understanding of technology has become essential. In this introduction to the world of computers, readers take a look inside a computer and become familiar with hardware, software, and all of the parts that make them work...Read More

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    ISBN: 9781978501782
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    Data and Databases

    Data and Databases

    Jeff Mapua
    Computers "think" in terms of data and databases. In this simple text, readers find out exactly what that means in the world of technology. They take a first look at what data is and how computers use it to do all the things they can do...Read More

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    ISBN: 9781978501812
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    Hardware

    Hardware

    Jeff Mapua
    Playing online games, running programs, or searching the Internet: we couldn't do any of these things without hardware. In this straightforward text, readers take a first look at the keyboard, mouse, and computer screen, as well as the unseen insides of a computer...Read More

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    ISBN: 9781978501829
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    Networks

    Networks

    Jeff Mapua
    A computer alone can do amazing things, but many computers working together can change the world. This easy-to-follow text invites readers to explore the world of computer networks as they learn what these networks are and how they work...Read More

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    ISBN: 9781978501836
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    Programming

    Programming

    Jeff Mapua
    In our age of technology, computer programming has never been more important. This introductory text breaks down programming into its most fundamental concepts. Readers discover what it means to be a programmer as they explore the types of programs available and what they are able to do...Read More

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    ISBN: 9781978501799
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