Informatics in Schools. Curricula, Competences, and Competitions

@inproceedings{Brodnik2015InformaticsIS,
  title={Informatics in Schools. Curricula, Competences, and Competitions},
  author={Andrej Brodnik and Jan Vahrenhold},
  booktitle={Lecture Notes in Computer Science},
  year={2015}
}
Much of what we can do with Computer Science seems like magic, such as searching billions of items in a fraction of a second, or decrypting a secure message without needing to know the key that was used to encrypt it. Other parts are surprising — surely given a fast enough computer we can find the optimal solution to a problem? This paper investigates magical and paradoxical ideas in computer science, and how these relate to Computer Science education. The Theory Behind Theory Computer Science… 

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