Week 2: 8/30 + 9/1

In a typical week there would be activities to do before class on Monday. This week we will do these in class. If you see this before our first class on Wednesday and want to get started, great.

If you are not able to do some or any of this, don’t worry. We will go over this in the first session as well.

Before Class: LEARN


  1. Week 1 Homework

Before Wednesday

If you have time watch my video Everything is a Box that goes over some of the foundational ideas and elements in HTML.

watch on YouTube



The Join link is the same for all live sessions. There is a registration form and a waiting room to help avoid bombing. View Live Sessions below for more info

Live Sessions

Session 1: Course Plan and HTML

Monday, Aug. 30 at 7:30p–9:10p

During our first session we will review the course and the topics covered, this course site, what you’ll need to do your work and be successful, get to know each other.

Links for Class Session

Session 2: Course Plan, HTML, CSS

Wednesday, Sep. 1 at 7:30p–9:10p

In this class we will do more work on Portfolio Plan, HTML and CSS.

Topics for Class Session

After Class:

Do Your Portfolio Brief

Work on your Portfolio Brief. It’s due the Tuesday after we get back (September 14).


Some weeks there will be a learning journal where you will give an update on your learning for the week. This will become a post on our site. You should be signed in to the OpenLab so you can be properly counted as the author of the post.

Week 2 Journal

Week 2 Learning Journal Form

Complete this form to complete the week 2 Learning Journal. Remember that this information will be public to the world!
Write your name
Write down at least two takeaways from the class so far. Takeaways can be things that you learned, what you consider an important point or new ways of seeing something you already knew. They just have to be about the activities and ideas we covered in class and in the before class activities.
Featured Image (optional)
Add in a featured image for the post. It can be whatever you like. A screenshot of a web site, something related to your take away, a visual representation of your mood. Again, this will be public!
Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, png, gif.

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