Why teach Web Design
In today's world, web pages are the main medium for sharing ideas and information. Learning to design websites is an incredibly useful skill for any career path.
The CodeHS Web Design course is a project-based course that teaches students how to build their own web pages. Students will learn the languages HTML and CSS, and will create their own live homepages to serve as portfolios of their creations. By the end of this course, students will be able to explain how web pages are developed and viewed on the Internet, analyze and fix errors in existing websites, and create their very own multipage websites.
What’s Covered in Web Design
CodeHS offers several versions of Web Design depending on the student level and class length. Take a look at the syllabus that fits your class for teaching Web Design with CodeHS.
- Picasso (High School, 1 year) - View Syllabus
- Monet (High School, 1 semester) - View Syllabus
- Matisse (Middle School, 1 year) - View Syllabus
- Michelangelo (Middle School, 1 semester) - View Syllabus
Prerequisites and Curriculum Pathways
The Web Design course is designed for complete beginners with no previous background in computer science. The course is highly visual, dynamic, and interactive making it engaging for students new to computer science. The course has a strong focus on creation. Students will be able to use their own personal interests and creativity to drive their development process.
Curriculum pathway for grades 6-12
Curriculum pathway for grades 9-12