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The Newton Teacher

Newton teachers have a unique opportunity to give students a significant learning experience; lasting memories that shape attitudes and choices for the future.

The Newton teacher:

  • Creates a good learning environment for all students

  • Is a professionally skilled teacher with high academic competence and pedagogical knowledge

  • Lead the students clearly and friendly throughout the day with good structure and focus on today's learning goals

  • Utilize approved Newton modules, but is flexible and will change schedule for the day if necessary, to ensure the best experience and outcome for the students

  • Allows students to immerse themselves in subject areas and ask critical questions along the way

  • Is aware of the relationship between disciplines and subject areas and help students to explore this

  • Supports students with positive guidance, interpretation and conclusions

  • Is aware of his or her role as a professional and educational role model

  • Collaborates well with class teachers, colleagues and other actors in the Newton network, and looks upon collaboration as a good method for learning

  • Is concerned with the future of learning and possess great knowledge about teaching, learning and the subject content

  • Is engaged in his or her job and enjoys teaching

  • Makes sure that all students are engaged during the day in the Newton Room

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