Teaching Web Design is a new Professional Development course available June 27, 2017. This course will prepare teachers to teach the Web Design course.

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What's covered in the PD course?

Here is an overview of the course units:

  1. Welcome - Overview of the Web Design professional development course. Learn about key principles and ideas for teaching Web Design, discuss issues of access and equity in the field of Computer Science, and set goals and expectations for how to make the most out of this course.
  2. Web Design Bootcamp - Dive in and learn the basics of web design by working through a portion of the Web Design student facing curriculum. Create your own creative web pages, including your own codehs.me homepage
  3. Using CodeHS Effectively - In this short module you will gain an understanding of what CodeHS brings to your classroom, practice using the teaching tools CodeHS provides, and learn how to use the CodeHS platform effectively.
  4. Teaching Web Development - In this module we'll go over teaching the basics of web development. We will cover common misunderstandings, explain ways to teach these concepts in the classroom, and how to grade student web pages.
  5. Basics of Debugging - Debugging is locating and fixing errors in code, and is one of the most important skills for your own web development as well as for grading student code. In this module we’ll identify common errors, and teach you effective debugging strategies that you can model and teach to your students.
  6. Teaching a Blended Coding Class - Learn what leading a blended classroom with both online and offline activities looks like, and learn helpful ideas and best practices for incorporating online learning into a traditional classroom.
  7. Supplemental Content: Teacher Interviews! Hear from expert teachers who have taught computer science with CodeHS.
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