Education

The educational aspects of VTT are many.

Our company was created to help students learn how to learn and to relate to the world around them from a geographic perspective.   Today VTT is focused on expanding the definition of education beyond the classroom walls to incorporate geographic perspectives that relate to understanding the world.

  • Who defines the body of knowledge?
  • To what degree must learning be tied to the classroom setting?
  • How can a geospatial understanding add relevance?
  • How can learning be holistic, embracing ‘multiple intelligences?
  • How can learning incorporate technology as well as real-world field experiences?

Curriculum and Instruction Expertise

  • Problem-Based Learning
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Multiple Intelligences Theory
  • Constructivist Learning Theory
  • Foundations of Education
  • Teacher Education
  • Reading Education
  • Mentor Teacher Training
  • Social Studies Education
  • Geography
  • Comparative World Systems (Political and Economic)
  • Anthropology
  • Wetlands Ecology

VTT’s consultants are seasoned educators who work with K-12 School Districts, Curriculum Directors, and Classroom teachers on engaging, geospatial, problem-based learning, opportunities for students.  Education opportunities include:

  • Discussion Roundtables
  • ½ Day  Workshops
  • Full Day Workshops
  • 3 Day Seminar
  • Extended Consulting and Program Design/Development

Water Lesson Plan

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Academic Collaboration and Connections

  • East Carolina University, Coastal Resources Management Program
  • Duke University, Nicholas School of the Environment
  • University of Denver, College of Education
  • Hartwick College, Department of Education
  • State University of New York – Albany
  • State University of New York – Binghamton
  • State University of New York-Oneonta, Department of Geography
  • Southwest Indian Polytechnic Institute (Albuquerque New Mexico)
  • Florida State University (Tampa), College of Public Health
  • Arizona State University (Decision Theater)

check out Social studies education projects