WATCH & LEARN ABOUT


THE VIRTUAL LAB SCHOOL

The Virtual Lab School empowers professionals to build their knowledge and skills around research-based practices in child and youth care and development.


Path to Learning

OUR PATH TO


LEARNING

Learn the knowledge and competencies that teachers and caregivers need to be able to support positive outcomes in our children. Evidence-based strategies and topics are aligned with standards leading the child development field.

Path to Exploration

OUR PATH TO


EXPLORATION

Explore context, examples, critical thinking, and discussions about how these skills develop, the evidence to support them, and the best ways to continue your professional growth.

Path to Application

OUR PATH TO


APPLICATION

Apply tools, activities, and exercises that allow you to strengthen your understanding and excel in everyday interactions with children, parents, and colleagues.

Path to Demonstration

OUR PATH TO


DEMONSTRATION

Demonstrate your skills with interactive assessments designed to reinforce your knowledge and experiences.

VIRTUAL LAB SCHOOL


COLLABORATORS

The Department of Defense Child Development Virtual Laboratory School was developed by The Ohio State University for the US Department of Defense’s Office of Family Policy/Children and Youth under Grant 2012-48711-20101 of the US Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food & Agriculture.