Computer Science 1 B - Virtual Learning

Course Description:

Computer Science I will foster students' creativity and innovation by presenting opportunities to design, implement, and present meaningful programs through a variety of media. Students will collaborate with one another, their instructor, and various electronic communities to solve the problems presented throughout the course. Through data analysis, students will identify task requirements, plan search strategies, and use computer science concepts to access, analyze, and evaluate information needed to solve problems. By using computer science knowledge and skills that support the work of individuals and groups in solving problems, students will select the technology appropriate for the task, synthesize knowledge, create solutions, and evaluate the results. Students will learn digital citizenship by researching current laws and regulations and by practicing integrity and respect. Students will gain an understanding of the principles of computer science through the study of technology operations, systems, and concepts. THIS COURSE WILL SATISFY THE LOTE REQUIREMENT FOR THE FOUNDATION HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAM IF TAKEN PRIOR TO SEPTEMBER 1, 2016. This course counts in GPA for students graduating with a FHSP diploma. This

Prerequisite & Recommendations:

Prerequisite: Algebra 1

Other Information:
Offered online via the LISD Virtual Learning Academy (VLA)