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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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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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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Stichting NewTechKids (NewTechKids Foundation) is pleased to announce that primary school teachers around the world can now register for our free-of-charge, online computer science course on Share to Teach, our online teacher training platform. Register here! This five-session course, 'Teaching Systems Thinking and Technology Systems', is designed for primary school teachers who teach students ages four to 12. The course will be begin on March 19, 2018 and course material will be gradually released online

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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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Een oproep aan alle baanbrekende docenten! Vraag hier deelname aan! (Information in English.) Wil jij deel uitmaken van een groep leraren op (Nederlands en internationale) basisscholen die als eersten in Nederland lessen over computerwetenschappen en ‘computational thinking’ geven? Lees dan snel verder, want Stichting NewTechKids (stichting partner van NewTechKids) biedt een selecte groep docenten de zeldzame kans om GRATIS een trainingsprogramma, ter waarde van ruim 2.000 Euro, te volgen. Het programma is speciaal ontwikkeld voor

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Calling all trailblazer teachers! Apply for a spot here! (Information in Dutch.) Stichting NewTechKids (NewTechKids' non-profit counterpart) is offering a select group of primary school teachers in Dutch and international schools in the Netherlands the opportunity to attend a FREE teacher training program. (Normal price: 2000 euro plus 21% BTW per teacher.) Designed for teachers who have never taught technology or programming-related classes before, this training program will focus on training teachers to teach fundamental

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"What happens at bol.com when you click the 'buy' button and before the package arrives at your house?" Silence. Blank stares. Shrugs. This is how we began the 'Intro to Programming' classes we taught as part of our 2017 EU Code Week Road Show for Rising Technologists in Amsterdam Southeast, a predominantly immigrant and low-income community. We refer to students there as ‘Rising Technologists’ because we believe that with opportunity and access to computer science education, they

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