Help With CS Discoveries Unit 2 lesson 20

Hi! This is the first time I’ve taught CS Discoveries, and I am struggling with lesson 20. The lesson is to have students working together to create a website. How can I have them build the same website if code studio does not support simultaneous work? I feel like I’m missing something…

Any help/tips are appreciated. Thank you!

Hi @jill.scalf, has released guidelines for modifying this lesson for distance learning. Similar plans have been added into many other lessons in the curriculum. Does this address your question?

–Michael K.

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Hi Michael @mkmietowicz -
Thanks for your reply. Unfortunately, that’s not what I’m looking for. I guess what I’m asking is, is it possible for a group of 2-3 to all work simultaneously in code studio, similar to working together on the same Google Doc? After doing more digging, I think I’m finding that is not a possibility right now. But, they are building a website in this lesson, and each student is responsible for their own page in this website. I feel like the directions are unclear, both for the students and for the teacher lesson plans about how they get all of their separate work into one site.

Caveat here: I’m a science teacher, and have been for 10 years… however my current position is a long-term substitute in a Web Development class. has saved me, but this lesson is tripping me up.

I am wondering the same thing!! Or do they have to all do it separately

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I am wondering the same thing. I am doing this slightly different, so some of my students have asked the same question. I told them to put their code on a google doc to share with one another. I hope this will help, but also looking for a reply to @jill.scaif’s question.

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This is what we are doing for now, too! I just feel like there must be a simpler way since the lesson plan doesn’t specify how the students should do it…

@jill.scalf, @timothy_lau, @sblankenship

It would be great if there could be a shared page, but currently that isn’t an option. I would suggest emailing with that request and they can log it for future consideration. Google Docs looks like a workable, though not ideal, solution, even if students are distanced. It does give directions for sharing pages between students and copying and pasting each others’ code, but that is a bit labor intensive.

Perhaps this is something they can consider in future updates. I’m not sure how many technological issues there are to implement such a feature, but it would be nice!