It's challenging to prepare your child(ren) to be successful in a world where technology is constant and rapid. Literally every field, industry, training and study path and career is being transformed by technology, whether it's digital skills, computer science, data science, artificial intelligence or IT. NewTechKids has compiled this list of concrete actions parents, caregivers, teachers and mentors can take to help kids acquire the future-proof knowledge, skills and thinking they'll need to enjoy a

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Our friends at QuestFriendz, an educational children's book publisher, are doing an amazing job of bringing science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to life for kids. They'll soon release the first book in a new series titled "SuperQuesters: The Case of the Stolen Sun" in which three best friends turn into superheroes to solve challenging science problems. The interactive story includes hands-on activities and has been designed in line with key stage 1 of the

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Starting this week, NewTechKids will be bringing technology education via music, art and culture to students at the Cornelis Vrijschool in Amsterdam. We are teaching a customized, after-school program which aligns with the school's focus on the arts, music and culture. Students in groups 6,7 and 8 will discuss how technology is transforming the arts before inventing a series of robot prototypes. In the process, they'll learn about computer science, programming, robotics and design. It

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This summer, kids ages 8-12 have been participating in NewTechKids' bootcamps and acquiring the knowledge and skills needed to be inventors, innovators and technologists. Every week, we use a different theme as the context for teaching kids how to think critically about the technology around them and to learn how to design, build and program robots and tech prototypes. Below are some highlights of some of our classes. There are still spaces available in our

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During next week's school vacation (February 17-21), NewTechKids and Maakplaat021, the Amsterdam Public Library's Maker education initiative, will teach a computer science/maker camp for kids ages 8-12. We'll use the theme of technology in space to engage kids and make the potential of technology come to life. Spaces are still open. Register here. Under the theme "Lost in Space", kids will explore how computer science and programming work by designing, building and programming robots and

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NewTechKids is pleased to be joining NEMO's inaugural Codestarter event which takes place on June 27th from 10:00 - 16:00 at NEMO in Amsterdam. The Codestarter event is all about programming and will feature workshops, lectures and activities which cover everything from explaining how a computer works to programming a 3D printer and coding a robot. The target audience is children aged 8 - 12 years. The big plus: it's free! NewTechKids will organize two workshops (held in

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