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Abstract

What is informatics? What are its main contributions, and which results of informatics are fundamental knowledge about the functioning of our world? Why should computer science be part of the school curriculum and which topics should be introduced? How does teaching informatics contribute to the pupils’ way of thinking? In this article, we search for possible answers to these questions.

Keywords

Computer Science Teaching Material Algorithmic Problem Teaching Informatics Theoretical Computer Science 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Juraj Hromkovič
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  1. 1.Information Technology and Education, Swiss Federal Institute of TechnologyETH Zurich, ETH ZentrumZurichSwitzerland

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