Read more and register for the January 2019 course. Application deadline: December 28, 2018. Read more and register for the March 2019 course. Application deadline: February 19, 2019. Stichting NewTechKids is inviting school leaders from across the Netherlands to apply for a spot in our upcoming course called 'Managing Digital Technology Education in Primary School'. The course is being offered free-of-charge and will be taught twice: in January 2019 and March 2019. (Normal price: 3500 euro plus

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Stichting NewTechKids is pleased to announce that it has been selected by Google to establish a community of school leaders from Dutch and international primary schools in the Netherlands. The community will focus on introducing and expanding education around technological innovation, computer science and digital literacy in school curriculum. According to Google, "Research has shown that systemic, lasting changes to computer science education occur when educators are part of a larger community of learners that

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It's a wrap! For the last two weeks, Stichting NewTechKids' teaching team has been celebrating EU Code Week 2018 by teaching programming-related lessons to primary school students in Amsterdam Southeast, a predominantly low-income area. Since Fall 2016, Stichting NewTechKids has been teaching programs in this area which focus on teaching students ages four to 12 computer science, computational thinking and the ability to evaluate and assess technology. During our EU Code Week 2018 Road Show,

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We're Partnering with Flow Traders and PPOZO to organize 'Rising Technologist' Roadshow During EU Code Week 2018 (October 6 - 21), Stichting NewTechKids will organize the 'Rising Technologists Road Show' in Amsterdam Southeast, supported by Flow Traders and Primair Onderwijs Zuidoost PPOZO. Although the community is considered disadvantaged, we describe the children there as 'Rising Technologists' because they can become future technologists if they receive computer science education. Read our report on these kids here. Under

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On September 15, 2018 hundreds of supporters will be taking off on the 4 km/2.49 mile 4K 4Charity running and walking event through Amsterdam. This event is one of three events in the U.S. and Europe to raise awareness and financial support for global and local non-profit organizations which promote diversity and inclusion initiatives related to technology education for children and young people. Since its founding in 2014, the series has raised more than $684,000.

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Read report here. Stichting NewTechKids is pleased to share our latest report based on the computer science teacher training program we organized from January - April 2018 in Amsterdam. Twenty-seven primary school teachers from across the Netherlands participated in the 5-session training program. Our program provided teachers with a foundation to understand computer science, technological literacy and computational thinking and why they should be taught at the primary education level. As part of the program, the

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Is it possible to teach students as young as five and six years old about computer science, technological literacy and computational thinking? Yes! Hear from teachers at @AmericanSchooloftheHague about how Stichting NewTechKids (NewTechKids Foundation) is providing online computer science teacher training via our Share to Teach online platform. According to them, their students are 'eating it

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Heidi Freeman was one of the teachers who participated in Stichting NewTechKids' computer science teacher training program in Spring 2018. She teaches students ages five and six at the American School of the Hague. Here, she shares her experience of learning how to shift her students away from just using technology by teaching them how technology works. She also talks about participating in online teacher training through Stichting NewTechKids' Share to Teach online teacher training

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Looking for a way to teach students about technology and how it works without focusing on coding? Read more and register here. Registration is now open for Stichting NewTechKids' teacher training program which will help primary school teachers in the Netherlands introduce computer science in the context of 21st century skills into their school curriculum during Fall 2018. Our brand of computer science covers the science and principles behind technology as well as technological literacy

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Register here. Stichting NewTechKids (NewTechKids Foundation) is happy to announce that primary school teachers from around the world are registering to take our upcoming, free-of-charge computer science online teacher training course. The course, housed on Share to Teach, our new online teacher training platform, will focus on training teachers to introduce systems thinking and technology systems to students ages four to 12. To date, we have received registrations from the following countries: United States of

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