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Learn to code at JHS 67
Level 3 - Web Development I

There are over a billion websites on the Internet, yet only a handful are widely visited. So what makes these few, like Google and YouTube, so popular? The simple answers are usability, utility, and engagement. In Web Development I, students learn how to think like web developers. By utilizing industry standards like HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, students learn how to format code and where to place the main features of a web page to attract and hold users’ attention.

The course begins by teaching HTML and CSS, so students can start building their websites right away. Students move on to learning best design practices and how to develop a site that meets the demands of a variety of users, and then they learn the basics of JavaScript. At the end of the course, students will have created their own engaging, functional website built with all three fundamental coding languages.

  • Knowledge of basic HTML tags
  • Ability to create an external CSS document and import it into HTML
  • Understanding of the basics of coding (i.e. code runs from top to bottom)
  • Basic computer literacy (i.e. comfortable creating and deleting files/folders, familiar using keyboards)
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