Journal of Computer Sciences and Applications. 2014, 2(1), 9-13DOI:
Abstract: Modern educational technology with multimedia systems creates the preconditions for engaging all the senses in the process of acquiring new knowledge, develops students' creativity and provides greater activity of students in teaching and learning. Therefore, as computer science and information technology major features of education at all levels of education, from preschool to university. Today's students require different ways of learning. Growing up with the possibility of learning in virtual environments will become more independent and more willing to self-education and lifelong learning. Thus, young people who are now in elementary and secondary schools and those who are part of the formal education yet to enter, your life to be spent in active contact with information and communication technology in education and the need to be prepared for it. Information and communication technology (ICT) provides a good foundation for the creative and effective use of knowledge. Today at elementary schools educate a generation that will work in mid-21st century. Education in Serbia faces the challenges of reform and rapid adjustment to the demands of the developed environment, primarily the European Union standards, and intensive changes in science, technology, economics, and social relations as a whole. The question is what IT skills should be learned and how. What are the functional tasks of the educational process can be developed through teaching computer science? Are the students preparing for the process of lifelong learning and training? The role of contemporary modern teachers, among other things, to direct students to the creative use of information technology. The authors' intention is to highlight the problems that exist in Serbia in the application of modern ICT in teaching and education, but also some features of the implementation of ICT available to the Serbian students.