Welcome to the SmartLab, Everyone can code with Swift, and Computing Ideas

    Ms. Allyson Smith


    Online Office Hours  1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

     Please email me or use remind to contact me with questions. Send me your phone number if you would like to talk in person. I am available during office hours.



    All work with explanations and due dates will be posted to the google classroom for your period. Please email me if you are no longer a member of the google classroom.



    Computing Ideas


    Course Overview and Goals

    The Computing Ideas course is a first year computer science course introducing the basics of programming in Javascript with Karel the Dog, the basics of designing a web page, and how information is represented digitally and sent over the Internet. Students will create a personal portfolio website showing projects they build throughout the course. This course is available for freshmen and is a year-long class. 

    See https://codehs.com/course/649  for more details.


    Everyone Can Code - Swift 


    Course Overview and Goals

    Everyone Can Code Swift introduces the basics of programming using the Apple coding language Swift. Using fun game-like playground, students will learn variables, loops, what-if statements. This is a semester-long class for eighth grade. Students will use iPads to code.



    Smartlab - Introduction to Engineering


    Course Overview and Goals

    This course covers the basics of engineering using hands-on projects. Computer programing, mechanical engineering, video production will be covered this fall.  This is a semester-long class for ninth grade.