Introduction To Coding for Class VIII

S P Verma

Rs. 499

ISBN: 9789355512659
eISBN: 9789355512680
Authors: S P Verma
Rights: Worldwide
Publishing Date: Dec 2022
Pages: 156
Dimension: 8.5*11 Inches
Book Type: Paperback

A quality Textbook on Introduction to Coding for class VIII students as per CBSE norms.  


  • Written based on the guidelines provided by CBSE.
  • Explains the concepts of Coding with proper examples in lucid language.
  • Simple, easy, and understandable language is used to clarify the content.
  • Includes a pictorial setup in presenting the content by using tables, charts, graphs, pictures, photographs, etc.
  • Illustrates a good number of ‘Solved Examples on Block Coding’
  • Activities and Projects have been incorporated for inculcating 21St Century Life Skills, including creativity, innovation, critical thinking, team work, working in a diverse environment, etc. 
  • Important concepts are provided as ‘Summary’ at the end of each chapter.
  • Coding Quiz’ section provide an opportunity for learners to test their knowledge in a fun way.
  • Practice Time’ section contains all sorts of questions including HOTS.
  • Factz Funda’ provides additional information related to the content of the chapter. 
  • Some Unsolved Projects and two Annexures are provided at the end o practice the concepts learned in the chapter.


Introduction to Coding (for Class VIII) is a textbook cum practical book written as per the guidelines provided by the CBSE. It is an essential textbook fulfilling the requirements of the students in the skill subject Coding (for class VIII). It takes the learners through all the essential theoretical concepts of Block coding followed by activities and projects on Coding/Programs.  

This textbook introduces concepts of coding and computational thinking using real life examples and block coding with open source MakeCode platform and gamified learning approach to make learning experience more engaging. 

The book is intuitive with practical examples of theoretical concepts and applied exercises. The book has included mini projects that students can work on. Moreover, the book focuses on creating exposure to ethics of coding and promoting empathy and sensitivity among students by activities. 

It contains a variety of questions (solved and unsolved) under the heading “Practice Time”. It is written in a lucid language and the content is presented in activity- based mode. The content flow essentially contains concepts clearance through different tables, charts, graphs, pictures, photographs, etc.

A publication dedicated to enhance the technical skills (computing and coding) of the learners and empowering them in essential 21st Century Life Skills including creativity, innovation, critical thinking, team work, working in a diversified environment, etc., through activities and projects. This textbook will also serve all other learners interested in learning Block coding. 

Moreover, this book highlights all the necessary topics and subtopics related to the subject according the age group of the learners to make them tech savvy futuristic world citizens. It is an honest attempt from the author and publisher to empower the future workforce to acquire coding skills early in their educational phase and build a solid foundation to be industry ready.


  • Learn the concepts of ‘Block Coding’ as per the latest guidelines and syllabus provided by CBSE.
  • Hands on experience with practical aspects of block coding concepts.
  • Learn the tools and techniques for participating in activities, practical and projects actively.
  • Practical experience in preparing block coding/programs for different problems. 


Class VIII students of CBSE schools and any other learner interested in learning Block Coding.

Ethical Approach in Coding

  1. Conditionals in Detail
  2. Get Creative with Loops
  3. Functions in Depth
  4. Programming with Arrays
  5. Advanced Sequencing

Annexure 1: Coding Terminology

Annexure 2: Some World-Famous Coders

S P Verma, M.Sc; M.Ed; PGCPM has been working in the field of education since last 37 years. As a seasoned educationist, teacher trainer, career counsellor, academic auditor, motivator, mentor, author and editor, he has authored 55 school books, 6 research papers, 10 research articles, more than 70 articles on careers and edited more than 200 educational products. More than 20k educators (teachers and principals) attended his training sessions across the country. More than 200k students were career counselled and inspired to take right career plan by him.

Formerly holding the positions of Principal, Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan, New Delhi; Regional Director, Teacher Sity, New Delhi; Regional Director, iDC, New Delhi; and Director (School Trg), Vidya Institute of Training and Development, VKP, Meerut; he is now associated as Director (Trg and Innovation) with GEM Foundations, Bengaluru. Besides Associate Life Member of Computer Society of India (CSI), he is associated with a number of professional bodies as Life Member, like Vigyan Parishad, Allahabad; Hindi Vigyan Sahitya Parishad, BARC, Mumbai; InSc, Bengaluru, PTAI, New Delhi, CSTA, etc.

The 37 years of dedicated services in the field of education of Mr S P Verma has been recognised by many organisations by conferring awards to him. He was presented the Life Time Achievement Award (2021) by Maharshi Uni. of Information Technology, Noida; Life Time Achievement Award (2022) by PAAI and KIET Group of Institutions; KVS Incentive Award (2005) conferred By HRM Minister; Mrs Sarla Chopra Memeorial Award (2008) conferred By Vice Chancellor, MDS Uni., Ajmer; Paryavarna Dronacharya Award (2008), Guru Dronacharya Award (2007), Avantika National Humanity Award (2003), etc. His services were also recognised by various organisations, like Lions Club, Rotary Club, PAC, Hindi Parishad, etc.

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