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His research interest is in Computer Science Education -especially on computational thinking with a constructivist and constructionist approach, teacher training, transfer of learning, computer science mindset, and epistemological aspects of Computer Science as a discipline. He is author of more than ten publications in conferences and journals on Computer Science Education, and a book in Italian for primary school teachers. He is actively involved in nation-wide initiatives to introduce CS ,