Kids can learn coding basics--and have fun while doing it Using Scratch 2.0, the free software created by the MIT Media Labs specifically for young people, this engaging guide teaches 8- to 12-year-olds how to create their own games and animated, interactive stories. Each engaging project has detailed, step-by-step explanations and comes with intriguing variants for children to try as their abilities grow.
About the Author
TEAM CODER KIDS was founded by Johan Aludden and Federica Gambel in order to teach children in a simple, intuitive way how a computer works and use the technology on which it's based. Johan Aludden has a Master of Science in Engineering Physics with Applied Mathematics. He is a Sun Certified Java Programmer who has developed projects for large international companies. Federica Gambel graduated in Science and Technology Communication and has worked in the digital world for two decades. She founded Coder Kids with Johan. Viviana Figus has a degree in Software Development with an emphasis on gaming, and teaches coding and educational robotics. Federico Vagliasindi is a teacher of coding and educational robotics. Valentina Figus has worked as a freelancer for several publishing companies, creating digital interactive books, applications for iOS and Android systems, Kiosk book apps, graphic layouts, and banners for social networks and websites. For Coder Kids, she illustrates video game assets and creates commercial advertising.