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 (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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This week was eventful, with Stichting NewTechKids successfully kicking off our new after-school computer science bootcamps for primary school children in Amsterdam Southeast. The bootcamps are funded via the Google RISE Award which we were given last month by Google. We'll be teaching two 'Introduction to Computer Science' bootcamps for children ages 7-9 at two local schools which have a large number of students representing minority communities. These students come from families which cannot afford to pay for

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Stichting NewTechKids is pleased to announce that it is one of 28 organizations in 16 countries which has received a 2016 Google RISE Award. The announcement comes  during Computer Science Education Week 2016 (December 5 - 11), an annual program which inspires K-12 students around the world to take interest in computer science. The RISE Awards support and connect not-for-profit organizations around the world which promote computer science (CS) to primary and secondary school students, with a

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In early July 2016, Stichting NewTechKids launched the beginning of what we hope will be a beautiful initiative: Computer Science (CS) Live. CS Live is a series of co-creation partnerships with technology companies. Stichting NewTechKids works closely with technology teams in these companies to develop computer science curriculum and lesson plans for primary school students. Our goal is not to promote companies or specific technology solutions. Instead, we will use real-life technology solutions in different

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Stichting NewTechKids is on a mission to bring technology education to all children, including those who belong to families with low incomes who would not normally receive it. Kids with potential are everywhere and our goal is to find and nurture them. In September 2016, we will begin a pilot program to develop and test computer science programs for primary school aged students in two of Amsterdam's most economically disadvantaged neighbourhoods: Amsterdam South East and Amsterdam New West.

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Stichting NewTechKids is committed to stimulating girls' interest in computer science and programming, beginning in primary school. We're developing new teaching approaches and lesson plans which recognise how both girls and boys learn this subject and the differences in their learning processes. Our goal is to share our knowledge and experience with schools, teachers and parents. In late 2016/early 2017, we'll publish a report which provides: an overview of our approach to teaching computer science our

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One of the great things about computer science education is that it's new and constantly evolving. There's lots of room for new pedagogy, teaching approaches, and content. Stichting NewTechKids has launched 'Computer Science Live', a series of teaching collaborations aimed at bringing the latest knowledge and inspiring case studies from the technology industry to primary school students. We're doing this by co-creating lessons with technology companies and bringing their experts into our classrooms to teach alongside our

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