Available on Windows Mac , Chromebooks and tablets
Recommended for Grades 6 - 12
The CompuScholar Python Programming course uses the Python language to teach introductory computer programming. This one-semester course is a perfect introduction to computer science.
- Requires no local software installation
- Student coding projects are auto-graded
This course covers fundamental coding topics and skills such as:
- Printing and User Input
- Data types and variables
- Logical expressions and flow control
- Debugging skills
- Lists and Loops
- Working with numbers, dates and strings
- Writing and using functions
- Simple Object-Oriented Programming
- ...and more!
Click on the Course Syllabus tab to see a complete list of topics.
All lesson quizzes and chapter tests are auto-graded by our system. Students will complete hands-on codiing projects, which are also auto-graded by our system.
Students will write code directly in our online Python engine; no local software installation or file management is required. Each chapter features many in-lesson exercises as well as graded activities. Scroll through the images below to see a few examples of student work.
Please review our course syllabus, which contains the following information:
- Specific chapter and lesson topics
- Pacing guide, overall course length and exepected hours per week
Python Programming can be used to meet standards for introductory coding courses in many states. Please click on your state link below to view all alignments for your state.
If you don't see your state listed, please contact us to discuss your requirements!
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The course can be completed using a Windows or Mac computer, Chromebook or any other web-capable device with sufficient web browser and an Internet connection.
No local software installation is required. The entire course and all hands-on projects can be completed through the web browser!
For detailed hardware and software requirements, please see: