Newton is active STEM education led by enthusiastic and professionally-skilled Newton teachers. The education takes place in Newton rooms; specialised STEM rooms that are established and owned locally, and form a shared resource for the schools in a municipality.
- Newton is documenting and distribution of good science teaching programs.
- Newton is continuity, structure and resource sharing.
- Newton is networking and sharing of experience.
- Newton is engaging pupils to choose STEM education and careers.
Newton is developed and has been active in Norway for more than ten years, where 35 Newton rooms are in action on a daily basis. The first international room was opened in Denmark in 2015.
STEM stands for the disciplines of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.