Classroom Stats:

StudioWeb’s Automatic Grading

January 23, 2016
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For 2016, we’ve expanded StudioWeb’s automatic grading to include: Grades by course Grades by chapter Grades by lesson … All the detail you need to manage the classroom. This is in addition to our trending grade that keeps a running total of student performance. The grades are generated from tracking student interaction with the course…

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Why Teach Code with PHP, and not Python?

February 15, 2015
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UPDATE: In 2016, if I had to choose only one programming language to teach, it would be JavaScript. That said, PHP is still a great option, but I would teach it after JavaScript. I recently wrote about why JavaScript is now my first choice. Back to the original article: These days, Python and Ruby are…

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StudioWeb Used in STEM Education Programs in Northeastern United States

July 11, 2014
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Hi! I am happy to announce that StudioWeb is now being used as part of STEM education programs in the northeastern US. StudioWeb (that’s us!) continues to work with K12, community colleges, cultural centers and vocational schools to provide an easy-to-understand curriculum in modern web design and programming. Our courses are effective because experienced teachers…

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Top 10 Web Development Teaching Tips!

May 14, 2014
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Between my ten years of teaching web development, and feedback from teachers using StudioWeb over the last year, I have put together this list of teaching tips that you might find useful in your classroom. Start with an easy language: 
Don’t use hard to understand languages like Java, C#, C++ to teach beginners programming! Stick…

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Preparing Students for Careers in Web Design and Web Programming

April 9, 2014
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What are the three most important things you can provide for your students so that they are better prepared for the marketplace? Teach Them Modern Skills Web design today is much less about Dreamweaver and Photoshop and more about code and programming. Forget about Flash!! Steve jobs pretty much killed Flash! Coding Kids To Success…

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How to Effectively Teach Web Design and Programming in the Classroom

April 4, 2014
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I’ve been teaching web design and programming for over 10 years. Yet working with teachers using StudioWeb over the last two years has not only improved StudioWeb, but has opened my eyes to things I had not considered. You live and you learn! My top 3 web design and programming teaching tips for the classroom:…

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