Web Design in HTML, CSS and Javascript (Rising 8th-10th Grades), August 5-9


Course open to Branson and non-Branson students.

Week 9

9:00-12:00, M-Th


Instructor: Tony Pound (Computer Science Teacher)

In Responsive Web Design, you will learn how to code in HTML, CSS and Javascript. You will also understand how to use Bootstrap to create responsive layouts and display your websites correctly on mobile devices. We’ll also learn the principles of user interface design and use jQuery and the Handlebars library to ensure your websites are dynamic. Finally, we will learn how to separate the content and structure of our web pages and effectively use Javascript objects and arrays. The course is project based and you will create a photo gallery and website of your choice. Throughout the course, will learn the value of the iterative process of debugging, testing and refining your work.

Instructor Bio:

Tony has been teaching computer science at The Branson School since August 2016. He currently teaches classes in web design, Java, Arduino, Python and iOS mobile application development. He holds a Bachelor of Sciences degree in Psychology and Computing from the University of Plymouth and a Master of Arts in Education from the University of Bath. Tony previously worked for a leading cellphone company in England as a software developer and team leader from 1998 to 2005 prior to becoming a computer science teacher. He was chair of computer science at Priory Community School in North Somerset, England from 2006 to 2015. Tony lives in San Francisco with his wife and enjoys cycling, golf and snowboarding.