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Creative Computing (HS)

The Creative Computing course is a first year computer science course introducing the basics of web design and programming concepts. Students learn the basics of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, and students create a culminating personal portfolio website showcasing projects they build throughout the course.

Overview & Highlights

Level
High School
Contact Hours
65
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.
JavaScript and Graphics
Students move beyond Karel into real JavaScript and learn the basics of variables, user input, and basic graphics.

122
Lessons
115
Videos
103
Exercises
47
Challenges
160
Offline Handouts

Demo Programs

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Course Resources

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Standards

Creative Computing (HS) is aligned with the following standards

Standards Framework View Alignment
West Virginia Discovering Computer Science View (70%)
Virginia 8 View (69.2%)
West Virginia 6-8 View (68.8%)

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