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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

High School
Contact Hours

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.

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Demo Programs

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Course Resources

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Creative Computing (HS) is aligned with the following standards

Standards Framework View Alignment
North Carolina Computer Science I View (88.2%)
West Virginia Discovering Computer Science View (70%)
Virginia 8 View (69.2%)

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