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Series: Rising stars reading planet : Earth : grey A
Publication Date: 29 Jul 2019
Suitable for: Primary
Simple facts about computers and computer programming.
Computers are super-smart and super-fast. Computers never get bored, distracted or tired. However, a computer can't do anything unless a human bosses it around! With the help of this book, you could be that human! Learn how to think like a computer and even `talk' to computers in a language they can understand. Learn the basics you need to start coding. You don't even need a computer to get started!
How to Think Like a Computer is part of the Reading Planet range of books for Stars (Lime) to Supernova (Red+) band. Children aged 7-11 will love reading the exciting collection of fiction and non-fiction written by top authors. Inspire them to keep reading through gripping stories and fascinating information books packed with rich language and stunning artwork. Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and questions to support reading at home and develop comprehension skills.
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Humans versus computers
See the world in algorithms
Break problems into smaller pieces
Remove details that are not needed
Spot patterns and connections
Work out how to make it better
Don't be afraid to do things differently
Your computer needs you!