From Paige and Paxton’s perspective, it seems like grown-ups are always telling them what to do. Luckily, Grandmama Puzzle has an amazing day planned for the precocious siblings. The three are going to get a peek at some cool new things that computer programmers like their grandmother are dreaming up. It’s just the thing to take Paige and Paxton’s mind off their woes.
But at the event, Paige and Paxton find more of the same but with a twist. In this imaginative intergenerational story, Grandmama Puzzle leads us through the basis of technology: computer programming, also known as coding. But technology is just a piece of the lesson. Paige and Paxton also discover two fundamental truths: innovation transcends age and guidance is an important part of all of our lives.
Paxton Finds His Perfect Fit (Intro to Technology)
Paxton is a puzzle piece. He lives in Puzzleland with his mom, his dad and his older sister, Paige. In Puzzleland, all the puzzle pieces are different. But each puzzle piece has a perfect fit—something he or she loves to do.
In this heart-warming tale of perseverance and friendly sibling rivalry, you’ll find yourself rooting for little Paxton, as he searches for his perfect fit. For Paxton, there’s a heightened sense of urgency because big sister Paige has already found hers. Paxton tests his mettle while gaining a new perspective on something he loves: technology. He discovers that technology is more than gadgets and machines. It’s creating new things and new ways of doing things to make our lives easier.
Paige and Paxton and their Puzzleland cohorts provide the perfect vehicle to expand children’s horizons when it comes to who they are and what they can be when they grow up.
In the storybook, “Paxton Finds His Perfect Fit,” young readers learn that technology is more than smart phones and laptops. Technology is creating new things and new ways of doing things to make our lives easier.
This companion workbook is designed to reinforce the technology concepts presented in “Paxton Finds His Perfect Fit.” Adorable puzzle piece characters take students through activities that practice early elementary skills such as numbers and counting, data analysis, and measurement, all while digging deeper into technology.