New coding course offers foundational computer science knowledge
Edgenuity, a leading provider of online and blended learning, is excited to announce an Introduction to Coding course, available for all high school students at its customer schools nationwide.
“The world is changing quickly and demand for workers with coding skills is growing dramatically across many industries,” said Sari Factor, CEO of Edgenuity. “We built the Introduction to Coding course with rigorous content and the belief that every student should have the opportunity and tools to develop technology and coding skills regardless of the career path they choose to pursue.”
The Introduction to Coding course is an opportunity for students to learn foundational knowledge and skills in the field of computer science. Through hands-on projects and written assignments, students gain an understanding of the operation of computers, Internet fundamentals and programming. Lessons covered in the course include:
Introduction to Programming: Algorithms; programming design; using flowcharts and pseudocode
Write and Test Code: Functions, procedures, arguments and parameters; internal data representation; resources for programmers; testing and fixing code
Program with Lists and Loops: Conditional statements; use iteration; encode and decode text; debugging a problem
To learn more about the Introduction to Coding course and all of Edgenuity’s course offerings, please click here.
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Edgenuity is a leading provider of online curriculum, supplemental material and instructional services for the K-12 market. Our solutions are in use in 9 of the top 15 school districts in the U.S., helping schools meet their academic goals and improving student outcomes. Our rigorous, standards-aligned digital content is fully flexible for use in any online or blended learning model to support a personalized learning environment – from elementary through high school. We offer honors and Advanced Placement courses, credit recovery, intervention and test readiness. Edgenuity’s Blended Learning Services, Instructional Services and Professional Development offerings, as well as intervention programs such as Edgenuity MyPath and Pathblazer by Compass Learning, help students, educators and districts achieve success in their online learning programs. For more information, visit Edgenuity.com.