Throughout the country, VTS has given teachers new opportunities for success in the classroom, given students comprehensive skills they can use for a lifetime, and created exciting collaborations between museums and their communities. For more personal stories on what VTS can do, please read about in in their own words:
VTS in Schools
- Gay Lundin - Howell, MI
- Jeff Williamson - Sonoma, CA
- Juan Carlos Vazquez - Bronx, NY
- Mary Franco - Blue Springs, MO
- Brian Fizer - Boston, MA
VTS in Museums
"To build a society that is innovative, prosperous, and truly democratic we need to teach next generations not just facts and skills, but how to learn, how to communicate, and how to think creatively, critically, independently."
--Philip Yenawine, VTS Co-Founder
- VTS helps to navigate new situations through observation, reasoning and respectful interaction.
- VTS strengthens students' critical thinking skills, as well as their analytical reasoning and problem solving abilities.
- VTS boosts test scores while stimulating students' desire to think and learn.
- VTS provides otherwise failing students a platform for success.
- VTS is effective because students enjoy it.