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 designed for primary school leaders who want to develop a broad vision for digital technology education and to cultivate

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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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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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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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Stichting NewTechKids is pleased to announce that it is developing the first of a series of online teacher training courses aimed at helping primary school teachers introduce computer science, technological literacy and computational thinking to students ages 7-9. We are doing this to help schools and teachers provide students with 21st century skills and prepare them to study, work and function as citizens in a world of rapid and constant technological development. We believe that

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Stichting NewTechKids has launched an exciting, new initiative in collaboration with the Amsterdam-based team of Salesforce.org, the non-profit philanthropic arm of the American tech company. Salesforce.org sponsors a range of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) initiatives around the world and its employees are involved as volunteers. From November - December 2017, we are teaching a Computational Thinking bootcamp in Amsterdam for second chance youth ages 17-25 who have returned to high school. We’re providing

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