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VTS Research and Useful Links
Visual Thinking Strategies
Founded in 1995, Visual Thinking Strategies is a research-based education nonprofit that provides a teaching methodology, a developmentally appropriate image curriculum, and a learner-centered professional development program. VTS cultivates an evolving, global community of practitioners in schools, museums, and beyond.
VTS has been developed and refined over the past 30+ years based on ongoing research by VTS co-founder, Abigail Housen. Abigail and co-founder Philip Yenawine first developed VTS as an effective teaching strategy based on her theory of aesthetic development.
Visual thinking strategies = creative and critical thinking
Mary Moeller, Kay Cutler, Dave Fiedler and Lisa Weier, The Phi Delta Kappan
Vol. 95, No. 3 (November 2013), pp. 56-60
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