The Vermont Institutes
(VI) supports standards-based curriculum, instruction and assessment in the areas of math, science, and technology. VI provides professional development, technical support, leadership development and coaching, systems design, program evaluation, technology applications and research services. It partners with schools, school districts, businesses, higher education and foundations to improve performance of students. VI produces SimSchool, an interactive simulation for training pre-service and in-service teachers in differentiating instruction, instructional decision-making and use of student performance data. It also produces ETIP’s, a series of case-based, interactive studies for the integration of technology in classrooms.