Spiral Teaching of Programming to 10–11 Year-Old Pupils After Passed First Training (Based on the Language C++)

  • Biserka Boncheva Yovcheva
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5090)


The article presents a unique approach of teaching programming to 10 – 11 year old pupils. Based on the idea that teaching pupils of writing algorithms must start right after teaching the first elements of the programming language and develop with time, one and the same problem is considered many times but each time with adding of new knowledge. According to the described methodology a textbook is issued on the basis of which an experimental four-year training of pupils is organized. This article gives the curriculum of the second year of training based on the approach described.


education informatics didactics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Biserka Boncheva Yovcheva
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  1. 1.Shumen, University of Shumen “EPISKOP Konstantin Preslavski”, Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics, Department “Computer informatics”, Biserka Boncheva Yovcheva 

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