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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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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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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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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From May - July 2017, Stichting NewTechKids' taught a computer science program to an all-girls group at de Blauwe Lijn, a primary school in Amsterdam Southeast. The school is situated in one of Amsterdam's poorest neighbourhoods. Els Ranzijn, the school's principal, lobbied for the program and volunteered to help teach it over 10 weeks. Here are her thoughts about the experience. Tell us about your school. Els: Our school is an average-sized elementary school, with

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Stichting NewTechKids is delighted to announce that the 4K 4Charity Fun Run Series, headquartered in Portland, Oregon, has chosen us as one of two non-profit organizations to receive donations raised via its annual fun run in Amsterdam. The event will take place Saturday, September 16 in Amsterdam as part of the IBC2017 Conference and Exhibition. All proceeds from 4K 4Charity Fun Run Series benefit nonprofit organizations that support increased diversity and inclusion initiatives. “We’re pleased

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