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To really understand web design, you need to learn HTML hand-coding; it’s easier than you think!
Why learning HTML and CSS makes sense.
Web design apps like Dreamweaver are fine, but if you want to be able to build modern responsive HTML5 based websites, then these apps will get in the way of you learning (because you have to learn the app on top of the code) … and will actually slow you down!
Learning to build your web sites using HTML will give you far better control over the process, and ultimately your web sites. On top of that, you will have a far deeper understanding of the web, and as a result you will create better websites quicker – much quicker.
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May 27, 2017
It is well known that coding (which includes the web design coding languages) is now an essential subject for students of all ages. Many US states and countries around the world, are making code a core part of their curriculum. … The challenge many schools are facing though, is finding teachers to teach the coding …
May 19, 2017
I started building websites in 1994 and started teaching web design in 2000. Since even the early 2000’s (I won’t even talk about the 1990’s!) much has changed when it comes to building web sites!
… If you are teaching your students ‘old-school’ methods from that era (ex: XHTML, Dreamweaver, Photoshop) that is akin to teaching them how to use typewriter. In fact, teaching old web design methods might even be worse than teaching students to use a typewriter, because students will have a harder time unlearning antiquated methods.
April 27, 2017
Over the last 6-7 yrs of working with schools to deliver an effective code curriculum, we’ve found that open ended lessons plans is the way to go. The following is from StudioWeb’s outline on why we choose flexible open ended lessons, over fixed lesson plans: Code Course Lesson Plans Our experience has taught us that …