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NewTechKids Computer Science Bootcamp for 7-12 years: May Vacation 2017 - Week #2 (5 daily workshops)


Monday, May 1, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM (CEST)

NewTechKids Computer Science Bootcamp for 7-12 years:...

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Toys alive!

During this bootcamp of five (5) daily workshops during the second week of the May 2017 vacation, kids ages 7-12 will learn about computer science and how to use the thinking and problem-solving models behind it.

How? By discovering how to use technology to bring objects to life. Kids will develop program toys to perform certain tasks and imitate human behaviour using the principles behind Artificial Intelligent (AI). This will be their first taste in developing and programming mechanical minds and muscle.

The bootcamp will begin with an introduction to visual programming and LEGO Mindstorms. Computer science concepts covered will include automation, programming, algorithms, loops, if-­else statements, technological systems, sequence, event handling, variables, control statements, Data: Boolean, Artificial Intelligence (AI), machine learning, and design process.

This bootcamp is designed to help kids develop computational thinking skills. NewTechKids also promotes bilingual education and our workshops will be taught in a combination of Dutch and English.

The bootcamp is ideal for children with no previous exposure to computer science and those who have previously participated in NewTechKids programs. Workshops will take place daily from 10:00-13:00 on the following dates:
- May 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5, 2017

A minimum of 15 students is required to offer this bootcamp. Registrants will be notified one week prior if the bootcamp is cancelled and a full refund will be provided.

Have questions about NewTechKids Computer Science Bootcamp for 7-12 years: May Vacation 2017 - Week #2 (5 daily workshops)? Contact NewTechKids

When & Where

Children's Lab (Basement)
Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam (near Centraal Station)
Oosterdokskade 143

Monday, May 1, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM (CEST)

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NewTechKids is a company on a mission to provide children in primary school with computer science and technology education (computational thinking, algorithmic thinking, programming, systems thinking, design and prototyping and technological literacy). NewTechKids develops computer science curriculum, lesson plans and teaching materials for children ages four to 12 and our programs are delivered during and after school as well as well as during school holidays. We also organize teacher training programs because we believe that training primary school teachers is the best way to bring computer science education to all children.

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