What is the blog? We have a blog at codinginthewild.com which shares the amazing applications of coding and computer science across industries. The goal of the blog is to create a great resource for students and teachers in middle school and high school to understand how the skills they are learning can be applied in the real world. … Continue reading Contributing to the Coding in the Wild Blog
I woke up recently and realized that I was pitching CodeHS in my dream. I think this highlights the idea that if you are a co-founder or CEO of a small startup, you are pitching your company 24/7. No one knows what your company does. You need to find a way to articulate it clearly … Continue reading 10,000 Pitches
We’ve been thinking about the problem of creating a great autograder for coding problems for quite some time now. We’re teaching about the power of computing — we want to use that to make the experience of creating and grading problems fantastic for teachers. Now on CodeHS you can easily create your own problems and autograders with … Continue reading These Are The Autograders You’ve Been Looking For
We are very excited to announce our AP Java course on CodeHS. This is a project that has been in the works for years, and we are thrilled to have students and teachers using it all over the world to learn this year. This course is jam-packed with amazing content, features and tools on both … Continue reading Teach AP Computer Science in Java with CodeHS
Want to teach AP Java to your students? Start Here! Are you planning to teach AP Computer Science in Java with CodeHS this year? Here are a few tips for getting started! You can teach all year for free on our Free plan, and get access to the entire curriculum. If you’d like more teacher … Continue reading Getting Started Teaching AP Computer Science in Java with CodeHS
We’re introducing a Free Plan and updating our school plans so every school can teach with CodeHS Our mission at CodeHS is to empower students with coding. We believe that students from every zip code can change the world by harnessing the creativity and power of computing. We’ve worked with thousands of students and schools … Continue reading CodeHS For Every Zip Code
We are very excited to introduce our new school plans to go along with our many new features and courses. We’ve update our plans to help your school offer an amazing computer science class. Free Plan The Free plan gives schools access to our curriculum to teach a year long Introduction to Computer Science or … Continue reading Introducing New CodeHS School Plans and Our Free Plan
Our route around the United States 62 school visits, 13,000 miles and we’re back! Karel’s 2nd USA Road Trip began in April with the goal of visiting schools, teachers, and students all over the country to learn more about computer science education and to see first hand how CodeHS is being used. After lots of … Continue reading Dear Computer Science Teachers, Thank you!
What Does a CodeHS Workshop Look Like? I’ve now run probably way over 50 workshops at schools and other organizations all over the country. We have a pretty similar “first-day” workshop that we run to help get students excited about coding. Here’s what that looks like. Set Up the Room First, we make sure to … Continue reading What Does a CodeHS Workshop Look Like?
Do you use a computer? I think now the question isn’t if you use a computer—but rather, how many computers you use. The computer or phone you are reading this on, the computer you use for work, or school, the computers in your car, the computers that go into making your favorite movie, or favorite … Continue reading Read, Write, Code — Why Computer Science Should be Required in High School