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04 Dec 2019
We salute the Department of Defense in celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the Military Child Care Act
A huge thank you to all of the teachers and staff that work to support more than 160,000 military-connected children around the world every day.
04 Nov 2019
Minimize the risk of cyberbullying, prevent exposure to explicit material, and teach digital citizenship
Child care programs must thoughtfully incorporate the use of the internet and devices into programs. New guidance is in the Safe Environments and Learning Environments courses for the T&Cs and Mgt. tracks.
27 Sep 2019
Latest in VLS content, technical and research updates
Check out our latest published content, our upcoming focused topics content, research, and more in our quarterly newsletter.
25 Sep 2019
Drs. Cynthia Buettner and Sarah Lang discuss VLS in online newspaper
Online newspaper, The EvoLLLution, highlights innovative approaches to 21st century higher education
05 Aug 2019
Activities and attachments in the IT track to be changed from PDF to HTML

As part of our efforts to continually improve the Virtual Lab School site based on user feedback and the needs of the Services, we are excited to announce the upgrade of activities in the Infants & Toddlers track.

11 Jul 2019
New Content for School-Age Staff
School-age children sometimes have multiple stressors that can lead to serious concerns of depression or suicide. New content from the VLS now provides information on identifying these risk factors.
18 Jun 2019
Three New Focused Topics Courses in Development
With direction from the U.S. Department of Defense’s Office of Military Family Readiness Policy’s Children, Youth, and Families (OMFRP’s CYF) division, the Virtual Lab School (VLS) team is developing three new focused topics courses.
03 Apr 2019
New Content and Self-Reflection Tool to Support Training & Curriculum Specialists

There is new content on Collaborative Goal Setting in the Learn Section of Lesson Two of the Program Management Course in the Training & Curriculum Specialist Track.

21 Mar 2019
VLS content updates, research updates, and ELM curriculum updates
Spring is finally here, along with new content and features!
21 Dec 2018
New in Q4: Language Diversity Courses, ELM Curriculum, and more
Purdue University's Early Learning Matters Curriculum is now in early release on VLS.

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