Recently we developed a new part of our educational concept for secondary schools. The concept was in total designed for the grades 6,7 and 9-11 of the Bavarian Gymnasiums, where we introduced a new mandatory subject informatics that started in 2003 at about 400 schools. After giving a short summary of the educational context and the other parts of the concept, we describe in detail the recently developed course of lessons that combines object oriented modelling (including a close look at the states of objects and attributes) with object oriented programming.


Real World Object Teaching Informatics State Chart Data Base System Educational Concept 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Hubwieser
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  1. 1.Fakultät für Informatik der TechnischenUniversität MünchenGarchingGermany

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