See links below for arts education advocacy and VTS



Philip Yenawine, 2019, Art in School: As Essential as Language

Margaret Burchenal & Michelle Grohe, 2007,  Thinking through art: Transforming museum curriculum. Journal of Museum Education, 32(2), 111-122.

Education Research, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston

Site-Specific: The Journal of Visual Thinking Strategies Approach

Philip Yenawine, & Danielle Rice, 2002, A conversation on object-centered learning in art museums. Curator The Museum Journal, 45(4), 289-301.

New York Times, What’s Going On in This Picture?

Oscar Trimboli, Deep Listening Podcast, especially Podcast Episode 032: What can actors teach you about listening Jen Brown is a worldwide expert in teaching Improvisation to organisations – Learn the 4 things to listen for, to help others feel truly heard May 8, 2018

Bryan Caplan, 2018, on Learning across Disciplines (Ep. 40), Conversations with Tyler Podcast, Medium

Christiaan Verwijs, 2019, Visual Thinking Strategies as a better way to learn in organizations, Medium

Philip Yenawine, 2018, Visual Thinking Strategies for Preschool: Using Art to Enhance Literacy and Social Skills

Lynn Marentette, 2018, What we know about visual thinking and learning, NUITEQ

Casey Lesser, (2016), How to Teach Your Children to Care about Art, Artsy

Dabney Hailey, Alexa Miller, Philip Yenawine, 2015, Understanding Visual Literacy: The Visual Thinking Strategies, in Baylen D., D’Alba A. (eds) Essentials of Teaching and Integrating Visual and Media Literacy. Springer, Cham).

Susan Frey, 2015, Art appreciation helps young children learn to think and express ideas, EdSource

Philip Yenawine, 2013, Visual Thinking Strategies: Using Art to Deepen Learning Across School Disciplines

Philip Yenawine, (2013), Visual Thinking Strategies: Learning How to Teach With Art

Rutgers University Study, 2013, On Using Museum Methods in the Classroom: A Case Study with VTS

Philip Yenawine, 2013, Visual Thinking Strategies: Learning How to Teach With Art

Ron Ritchhart, 2007, Cultivating a Culture of Thinking in Museums, Journal of Museum Education

Karen DeSantis & Abigail Housen, 2005, A Brief Guide to Development Theory and Aesthetic Development. Retrieved from Visual Understanding in Education

David Perkins, Shari Tishman, Ron Ritchhart, Kiki Donis, Al Andrad, 2000, Intelligence in the Wild: A Dispositional View of Intellectual Traits

T. Campos, 2018, Using Visual Thinking Strategies to Improve Mathematics Instruction. (Doctoral). University of Missouri, Kansas.

Harvard Project Zero and Visible Thinking Website

Shari Tishman, 2018, Slow Looking: The Art and Practice of Learning Through Observation. New York and Oxon: Routledge.

Lynn Marentette, 2018, What we know about visual thinking and learning, NUITEQ

Ted Snell, (2018), Why an education in visual arts is the key to arming students for the future, The Conversation.

Rossi writes (blog), 2017, 13 Tips for Taking a Small Child to Art and History Museums.

Casey Lesser, 2016, How to Teach Your Children to Care about Art, Artsy.

Christine Healey & Narelle Lemon, 2014, ‘Beginning the conversation: Australian art museum education pedagogy and practice‘, Journal of Artistic and Creative Education [Special Edition], vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 14-32.

Art Museum Teaching

ENVi: A special interest group for school and community engagement professionals working in Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums in Victoria, Australia.



Writing wall didactics and interpretive texts?

Kris Wetterlund, If you can’t see it don’t say it