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Creative Computing (MS)

The Creative Computing course is a beginner computer science course introducing the basics of programming. Students learn JavaScript with Karel and Python with Tracy. Students also create a personal portfolio website in HTML and CSS showcasing projects they build throughout the course.

Overview & Highlights

Level
Middle School
Contact Hours
80
Timeframe
Semester

Course Overview

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Web Design
Students learn the basics of HTML, CSS, and the processes involved in viewing web pages on the internet.
Introduction to Programming with Karel the Dog
Students learn about JavaScript syntax, functions, control structures, and proper programming formatting by giving commands to Karel the dog. Students can use either text or blocks to code.
Introduction to Programming with Turtle Graphics
Students learn Python commands, functions, and control structures by drawing shapes and solving puzzles with Turtle Graphics.

113
Lessons
101
Videos
112
Exercises
59
Challenges
139
Offline Handouts

Demo Programs

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Course Resources

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Standards

Creative Computing (MS) is aligned with the following standards

Standards Framework View Alignment
Georgia Foundations of Computer Programming View (78.8%)
Alaska 6-8 View (69.2%)
Virginia 7 View (66.7%)

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