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创新

Does this describe you? If so, you should get involved with TVT’s 创新 programs. Devoted faculty with deep expertise in their field stand ready to help you not only achieve your goals and dreams but to break through barriers you might not even be aware exist. 创新 programs are specialized courses and other opportunities whose goal is to help young learners see connections between different fields, solve complex problems and develop their passions. 毕业后, the student who took full advantage of these programs should be ready to achieve their longest-term goals, to see their personal mission as part of the ever-evolving story of humanity, and be claimed by broader traditions.

创新 at TVT is at the heart of TVT’s commitment to preparing students for the ongoing challenges of the 21st century. More than an academic department or stand-alone program, its work represents a transformative understanding of the nature of education across the whole scope of TVT’s program, working not just with students and their 学习 but also faculty professional development and community engagement. 

创新 integrates signature programs in engineering, 科学, 数学, and film with TVT’s core curriculum. This gives students the opportunity to combine their 学习 in creative ways that uniquely reflect TVT’s culture. Students from TK through grade 12 also have numerous opportunities to explore topics in innovative 学习 in our Explore Afterschool Enrichment Program, which features programs in technology, 机器人, 设计, 视觉艺术, molecular gastronomy, 和其他人.' 
 
Curiosity, passion and opportunity coalesce in TVT’s 创新 programming. They represent our commitment to help you prepare for an extraordinary life!

科学 and Technology

创新 programs in 艺术/Creativity, Explore Afterschool Enrichment Program, Experiential Education, 科学 and Technology utilize project-based 学习, experiential techniques and interdisciplinary strategies to allow students to learn by doing, express themselves as scientists, 程序员, 作家, 音乐家, 工程师, 企业家, 舞者, film-makers and game 设计ers. By breaking down the barriers between disciplines, 创新 programs allow the creative student to express their creativity in state-of-the-art makerspaces, kitchens and 科学 labs, the mathematically minded student to deploy her incisive mind to solving complex puzzles and the film-making guru to learn how to collaborate effectively.

Explore Afterschool Enrichment Program

From K to grade 12, opportunities exist for students to explore passions in a wide range of programs in Art, 科学, 工程, 数学, 和游戏. 创新 programs are 设计ed by driven and engaged faculty to reach students where they are and push them to greater and greater creativity and critical thinking.

Lower School students are given choices that range from Instrumental Music, 跳舞, 互动艺术, 织物艺术, and Creative Writing in the Creative spheres. In 科学 and 工程, these students have the chance to join the Math Olympiad, 俱乐部的发明, 生态, and Gardening and to do real research in our Research 101 and Advanced Research courses.

应用ing 创新 Through 工程, 科学 and Technology

Applied innovation programming at TVT responds to the critical demand in American society for students trained in the cross-disciplinary practices that drive 21st-century thinking, 学习, 和工作. Bill Gates has said that "[these programs] can resurrect the spirit of innovation and economic vitality that has been so important to our prosperity for more than a century".

TVT’s commitment to these kinds of programs can be seen in its after-school offerings for LS, MS and US students, 例如. It can also be seen in the way our Lower School teachers integrate Computer 科学 concepts and skills into the rest of their curriculum. We see it in the ways our faculty approach teaching and 学习 every day.

We also see it in our Upper School Entrepreneurship program and in our four year Upper School program in 工程 that can lead to students being prepared to make submissions to the Intel Competition.
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