Learn To Code With Treehouse

Coding is everywhere! From the fitness tracker on your wrist to sophisticated robotics in science & technology, our world is deeply interconnected using various computer programs and coding languages. This means coding can be a huge opportunity for teens. If you want to study it now, you could pursue a career later in any industry. 

And since schools are closed, now might be a good time to get involved from the comfort of your own home. Below are four tracks that will introduce you to the basic principles of computer science, the World Wide Web, coding languages, and website design. 

To sign up for these tracks, you will first need to register for a Treehouse account. Once you've been approved you can follow the links below to sign in and begin your track. Note, if you already have a Treehouse account, you can follow the links below and sign in. We are here for you during this difficult time and want to help you stay safe and productive from home.

Stay healthy and stay coding!

Treehouse: Coding for Teens

STEM Learning for Kids! This track is built for kids to learn all of the basics of Computer Science and Technology. Nowadays, STEM education is critical to a young student's learning. This course allows parents to introduce their children (ages 10+) to all of the fundamental concepts in technology, and serve as a jumping-off point for many of the development languages and web fundamentals that any technology-minded student wants to explore. The structured curriculum is completely online and beginner-friendly. Join us!

Digital Literacy Digital literacy covers basic computing principles and foundational knowledge of the Internet and World Wide Web. In this collection of courses you'll start by learning the basics of how computers work. Next, you'll dive into the infrastructure of the Internet and get familiarized with a high level overview of how the World Wide Web works. In the second half of the track you’ll practice using three web languages HTML, CSS, and JavaScript; learning by playing with code. Some of the projects you’ll work on include a personal web page, a sound board application with picture buttons, and a randomized future telling game. 

Start Your Coding Journey Tech is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world, with thousands of new high-paying careers opening up every single day. This track will give you an overview of a variety of different programming languages and disciplines that are essential to a career in the industry. Start exploring and fall in love with a career path that works best for you!

Design and Build a Website Have you ever thought to yourself, *I have a great idea for a website, but I don’t have the technical knowledge to pull it off?* This course covers some of the basics you'll need to get your website up and running. Gather design inspiration, learn to wireframe and mock up your layout ideas, and tackle the basics of HTML and CSS.