Russian schoolchildren will begin to study programming in elementary school
Primary school students will learn programming in math class. Due to this, students will be able to meet the requirements of modern technological progress, told “Izvestia” in the Ministry of education.
In addition, the computer will take students on other subjects — for example, for typing or searching for information on the Internet. Currently it is used only after the fifth class in the course of Informatics.
At the same time, experts fear that the innovation will affect the development of children and will cause them to have an addiction to gadgets. They also recalled the need for teachers qualified.